Arbortext and Progressive Information Technologies Announce XML Content Management Alliance

Collaboration provides XML content management integration for creation,

management and publishing of rich content from a single source



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Arbortext, Inc.

    ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbortext, Inc., the only
 global provider of XML-based software for multi-channel, single source
 publishing, today announced that Progressive Information Technologies has
 joined Arbortext's alliance program.  Under the terms of this alliance,
 Progressive Information Technologies will develop an integration with
 Arbortext's Epic Editor to provide organizations with an XML content
 management solution to create, manage and publish rich content from a single
 source.
     Through this alliance, organizations will use Arbortext's Epic Editor
 software while providing a tight integration into Target 2000, Progressive
 Information Technologies' content management system.  As the world's best-
 selling XML editor, Arbortext's Epic Editor provides direct XML editing
 capabilities and offers a powerful content management integration API that
 supports systems such as Target 2000.  Target 2000 is a user-friendly,
 relational database management system with object-oriented features.  XML
 ensures enhanced content adaptability for repurposing, personalization and
 multi-channel publishing.
     "Content management systems are an important component in a collaborative
 content creation and multi-channel publishing system," said David White,
 director business development for Arbortext.  "Progressive Information
 Technologies' integration with our Epic Editor enables organizations to take
 advantage of powerful content creation software and a media-neutral, single
 source repository. "
     "Arbortext continues to develop products that align with our vision of
 what an XML-based content management solution should contain," said Jack
 Danaher, director of database development for Progressive Information
 Technologies.  "Our development teams are working together to create an
 integration that enables organizations to deliver information so that their
 customers have all the information they need, when they need it, and in a
 format of their choice."
 
     About Progressive Information Technologies
     Progressive Information Technologies is a full-service company providing
 advanced TARGET 2000 Content Management Software, DTD writing services, data
 conversions, editorial and design services, project management, composition
 and prepress services, and creation and production of CD-ROM and web products.
 Progressive Information Technologies helps companies organize and prepare
 their content for electronic, web, and print publications.  For more
 information please visit http://www.pit-magnus.com.
 
     About Arbortext
     Arbortext is the only global provider of XML-based software to publish
 information to multiple media types - Web, print, CD-ROM, wireless - from a
 single source of content. Shipping since 1991, Arbortext's standards-based
 software supports technical publishing, reference publishing and catalog
 publishing applications that enable enterprises to provide more accurate, more
 complete, more timely, more consistent and more usable information on all
 media. Arbortext's software is currently deployed at over 300 of the Global
 2000 companies, including AT&T, Audi, Boeing, British Aerospace, Caterpillar,
 DaimlerChrysler, Ericsson Telecom, Ford, GM, IBM, Lucent, Nokia, Nortel
 Networks, Qantas, Ricoh, Sun Microsystems, International Thomson Publishing,
 United Airlines, Volkswagen, Volvo and West Group. Arbortext is a founding
 member and active participant in the XML Activity of the World Wide Web
 Consortium (W3C). Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Arbortext has
 offices around the world.  For more information please visit
 http://www.arbortext.com.
 
 

SOURCE Arbortext, Inc.
    ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbortext, Inc., the only
 global provider of XML-based software for multi-channel, single source
 publishing, today announced that Progressive Information Technologies has
 joined Arbortext's alliance program.  Under the terms of this alliance,
 Progressive Information Technologies will develop an integration with
 Arbortext's Epic Editor to provide organizations with an XML content
 management solution to create, manage and publish rich content from a single
 source.
     Through this alliance, organizations will use Arbortext's Epic Editor
 software while providing a tight integration into Target 2000, Progressive
 Information Technologies' content management system.  As the world's best-
 selling XML editor, Arbortext's Epic Editor provides direct XML editing
 capabilities and offers a powerful content management integration API that
 supports systems such as Target 2000.  Target 2000 is a user-friendly,
 relational database management system with object-oriented features.  XML
 ensures enhanced content adaptability for repurposing, personalization and
 multi-channel publishing.
     "Content management systems are an important component in a collaborative
 content creation and multi-channel publishing system," said David White,
 director business development for Arbortext.  "Progressive Information
 Technologies' integration with our Epic Editor enables organizations to take
 advantage of powerful content creation software and a media-neutral, single
 source repository. "
     "Arbortext continues to develop products that align with our vision of
 what an XML-based content management solution should contain," said Jack
 Danaher, director of database development for Progressive Information
 Technologies.  "Our development teams are working together to create an
 integration that enables organizations to deliver information so that their
 customers have all the information they need, when they need it, and in a
 format of their choice."
 
     About Progressive Information Technologies
     Progressive Information Technologies is a full-service company providing
 advanced TARGET 2000 Content Management Software, DTD writing services, data
 conversions, editorial and design services, project management, composition
 and prepress services, and creation and production of CD-ROM and web products.
 Progressive Information Technologies helps companies organize and prepare
 their content for electronic, web, and print publications.  For more
 information please visit http://www.pit-magnus.com.
 
     About Arbortext
     Arbortext is the only global provider of XML-based software to publish
 information to multiple media types - Web, print, CD-ROM, wireless - from a
 single source of content. Shipping since 1991, Arbortext's standards-based
 software supports technical publishing, reference publishing and catalog
 publishing applications that enable enterprises to provide more accurate, more
 complete, more timely, more consistent and more usable information on all
 media. Arbortext's software is currently deployed at over 300 of the Global
 2000 companies, including AT&T, Audi, Boeing, British Aerospace, Caterpillar,
 DaimlerChrysler, Ericsson Telecom, Ford, GM, IBM, Lucent, Nokia, Nortel
 Networks, Qantas, Ricoh, Sun Microsystems, International Thomson Publishing,
 United Airlines, Volkswagen, Volvo and West Group. Arbortext is a founding
 member and active participant in the XML Activity of the World Wide Web
 Consortium (W3C). Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Arbortext has
 offices around the world.  For more information please visit
 http://www.arbortext.com.
 
 SOURCE  Arbortext, Inc.