Magazine article Information Today

Arbortext, Data Conversion Laboratory Announce Service Alliance

Magazine article Information Today

Arbortext, Data Conversion Laboratory Announce Service Alliance

Article excerpt

Arbortext, Inc., a provider of enterprise content-integration software and business-to-business (B2B) commerce solutions, and Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), a leader in managing and implementing large-scale, complex data conversions, have announced they've entered into a joint service alliance.

Enterprises of all sizes have recognized that XML is the present and future language of the Web, and many corporations from around the world are in the process of, or initializing, efforts to convert legacy data into XML. Because Arbortext and DCL are renowned XML and data-conversion experts, the alliance immediately provides enterprises with a complete solution aimed at tackling large and complex data-conversion projects, according to the announcement.

Specializing in XML and SGML, DCL supports all major electronic formats, including HTML, Interleaf, Bookmaster, Folio, Quark XPress, FrameMaker, Miles, MS Word, troff, LaTex, Xyvision, Ventura, Adobe PDF, and WordPerfect, as well as paper and microfilm. Much of DCL's experience is with large, complex technical documentation that is typically characterized by elaborate tables, equations, cross-references, special characters, footnotes, and complex imaging requirements.

Once the legacy data is converted into XML, enterprises can then utilize Arbortext's Epic e-content software to leverage its power. With Epic, enterprises have the ability to capture information quickly, manage and control it effectively, assemble it according to individual needs, and distribute it automatically from a single source to multiple media, such as the Web, print, CD-ROM, and wireless devices. Epic enables enterprises to create, capture, and deliver more personalized and dynamic content for e-publishing, e-commerce, and B2B Internet marketplace applications.

Arbortext has worked with DCL to ensure that its solutions and methodologies are compatible with Arbortext's business practices. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.