BenefitNation Joins XyEnterprise's Vertical Solutions Program

BenefitNation will integrate and resell XyEnterprise's Content@ and XML

Professional Publisher within the insurance market



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (XyEnterprise)

    READING, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Xyvision Enterprise Solutions,
 Inc. (XyEnterprise), a leading innovator and developer of XML content
 management and publishing software, announced today that BenefitNation of
 Vienna, Virginia has signed a vertical solutions reseller agreement to market
 and deploy systems based upon XyEnterprise's Content@ content management and
 XML Professional Publisher (XPP) production publishing software. BenefitNation
 is a Business Service Provider (BSP) offering enterprise-wide electronic
 publishing and business process automation solutions for multiple industry
 segments, including the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and financial services
 industries.
     The agreement with BenefitNation marks another step forward in
 XyEnterprise's vertical solutions program following the recent partnership
 with Cadmus Communications in the scientific, technical and medical (STM)
 publishing market.
     XyEnterprise's vertical solutions program is designed to provide
 comprehensive industry specific solutions through partners that will embed or
 resell XyEnterprise content management and XML publishing software. By
 integrating XyEnterprise's Content@ and XPP software as part of a vertical
 business solution, XyEnterprise and its partners offer complete applications
 to meet specific industry requirements in content management and enterprise
 publishing.
     Zach Wittenberg, Vice President, Strategic Relations of BenefitNation
 stated, "After investigating an extensive list of products in this space, we
 found that XyEnterprise had the most compelling and extensive set of
 applications to offer as part of our solution for the insurance industry and
 other markets."
     Richard Pasewark, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for XyEnterprise
 said, "We are pleased that BenefitNation has joined our vertical solutions
 program. Their knowledge and proven expertise in the insurance industry and
 other markets they serve will enable us to jointly offer a solution that meets
 the vast and varied needs of businesses within this complex space."
     Mr. Wittenberg added, "We are confident that this alliance will allow us
 to offer compelling and extensible solutions to our customers. We look forward
 to working with the XyEnterprise vertical solutions team."
     XyEnterprise's XPP and Content@ software have been developed using open
 and fully documented application program interfaces (API) employing both COM
 and Java/CORBA to simplify and expedite development and integration to meet
 customer's business and technical requirements. XyEnterprise's Vertical
 Solutions Program enables leading solution providers in vertical markets to
 develop and offer comprehensive content management and enterprise publishing
 applications for their target customers.
 
     About BenefitNation
     BenefitNation is a Business Service Provider (BSP) offering enterprise-
 wide electronic publishing and business process automation solutions for
 multiple industry segments, including the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and
 financial services industries. Led by former Bertelsmann Services, Inc.
 executive William Reulein, BenefitNation specializes in providing a variety of
 technology-based and traditional publishing solutions for Fortune 500
 companies. Launched in March 2000, BenefitNation's clients include eight of
 the top ten managed-care organizations in the United States. Bertelsmann AG
 owns a majority interest in BenefitNation. The company's executive team is
 based in Vienna, Virginia with technology operations in both Silicon Valley
 and Virginia. For more information, please contact BenefitNation at (703) 760-
 7889 or www.benefitnation.com
 
     About XyEnterprise
     With headquarters in Reading, MA, Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc.
 (XyEnterprise), provides organizations of all sizes with content and document
 management solutions that streamline the information creation and delivery
 process. XyEnterprise combines its own XML content management, workflow and
 publishing software with integration services to build enterprise wide
 solutions for the collaborative creation, management, assembly, and multi-
 channel distribution of information. Its customer base includes industry-
 leading companies in the aerospace, automotive, telecommunications, standards
 and publishing markets. These customers include Boeing, IBM, Gulfstream,
 Telcordia, Sun Microsystems, Lucent, ASTM, and many others. For more
 information, please contact XyEnterprise at 781.756.4400 or
 www.xyenterprise.com.
     Xyvision, XyEnterprise, Content@, and the swirl logo are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Xyvision Enterprise Solutions. All other product and
 company names mentioned herein
 are trademarks of their respective holders
 
     Contact:
 
     Paul Macero
     Xyvision Enterprise Solutions
     781.756.4400
     pmacero@xyenterprise.com
 
     Steve Traugott
     Demaree Public Relations
     603.428.4411
     straugott@demaree-pr.com
 
 

SOURCE Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (XyEnterprise)
    READING, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Xyvision Enterprise Solutions,
 Inc. (XyEnterprise), a leading innovator and developer of XML content
 management and publishing software, announced today that BenefitNation of
 Vienna, Virginia has signed a vertical solutions reseller agreement to market
 and deploy systems based upon XyEnterprise's Content@ content management and
 XML Professional Publisher (XPP) production publishing software. BenefitNation
 is a Business Service Provider (BSP) offering enterprise-wide electronic
 publishing and business process automation solutions for multiple industry
 segments, including the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and financial services
 industries.
     The agreement with BenefitNation marks another step forward in
 XyEnterprise's vertical solutions program following the recent partnership
 with Cadmus Communications in the scientific, technical and medical (STM)
 publishing market.
     XyEnterprise's vertical solutions program is designed to provide
 comprehensive industry specific solutions through partners that will embed or
 resell XyEnterprise content management and XML publishing software. By
 integrating XyEnterprise's Content@ and XPP software as part of a vertical
 business solution, XyEnterprise and its partners offer complete applications
 to meet specific industry requirements in content management and enterprise
 publishing.
     Zach Wittenberg, Vice President, Strategic Relations of BenefitNation
 stated, "After investigating an extensive list of products in this space, we
 found that XyEnterprise had the most compelling and extensive set of
 applications to offer as part of our solution for the insurance industry and
 other markets."
     Richard Pasewark, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for XyEnterprise
 said, "We are pleased that BenefitNation has joined our vertical solutions
 program. Their knowledge and proven expertise in the insurance industry and
 other markets they serve will enable us to jointly offer a solution that meets
 the vast and varied needs of businesses within this complex space."
     Mr. Wittenberg added, "We are confident that this alliance will allow us
 to offer compelling and extensible solutions to our customers. We look forward
 to working with the XyEnterprise vertical solutions team."
     XyEnterprise's XPP and Content@ software have been developed using open
 and fully documented application program interfaces (API) employing both COM
 and Java/CORBA to simplify and expedite development and integration to meet
 customer's business and technical requirements. XyEnterprise's Vertical
 Solutions Program enables leading solution providers in vertical markets to
 develop and offer comprehensive content management and enterprise publishing
 applications for their target customers.
 
     About BenefitNation
     BenefitNation is a Business Service Provider (BSP) offering enterprise-
 wide electronic publishing and business process automation solutions for
 multiple industry segments, including the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and
 financial services industries. Led by former Bertelsmann Services, Inc.
 executive William Reulein, BenefitNation specializes in providing a variety of
 technology-based and traditional publishing solutions for Fortune 500
 companies. Launched in March 2000, BenefitNation's clients include eight of
 the top ten managed-care organizations in the United States. Bertelsmann AG
 owns a majority interest in BenefitNation. The company's executive team is
 based in Vienna, Virginia with technology operations in both Silicon Valley
 and Virginia. For more information, please contact BenefitNation at (703) 760-
 7889 or www.benefitnation.com
 
     About XyEnterprise
     With headquarters in Reading, MA, Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc.
 (XyEnterprise), provides organizations of all sizes with content and document
 management solutions that streamline the information creation and delivery
 process. XyEnterprise combines its own XML content management, workflow and
 publishing software with integration services to build enterprise wide
 solutions for the collaborative creation, management, assembly, and multi-
 channel distribution of information. Its customer base includes industry-
 leading companies in the aerospace, automotive, telecommunications, standards
 and publishing markets. These customers include Boeing, IBM, Gulfstream,
 Telcordia, Sun Microsystems, Lucent, ASTM, and many others. For more
 information, please contact XyEnterprise at 781.756.4400 or
 www.xyenterprise.com.
     Xyvision, XyEnterprise, Content@, and the swirl logo are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Xyvision Enterprise Solutions. All other product and
 company names mentioned herein
 are trademarks of their respective holders
 
     Contact:
 
     Paul Macero
     Xyvision Enterprise Solutions
     781.756.4400
     pmacero@xyenterprise.com
 
     Steve Traugott
     Demaree Public Relations
     603.428.4411
     straugott@demaree-pr.com
 
 SOURCE  Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (XyEnterprise)