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Group Logic Establishes Agreement With Compose System to OEM ExtremeZ-IP File Server

Press release from the issuing company

June 26, 2006 (Arlington, VA) – Group Logic, the leading provider of enterprise file transfer and Mac/Windows connectivity solutions, today announced that Compose System, a leading software developer of prepress workflow solutions, is using ExtremeZ-IP File Server to meet the fast and flexible demands of prepress file sharing from Mac desktops to Windows servers. By implementing ExtremeZ-IP for prepress file dissemination into Compose Express WorkFlow solution, Compose System brings a higher and faster level of file distribution to the printing and publishing industry. Compose System’s Express WorkFlow combines practical functionality with ease of use, ensuring tight integration and smooth data delivery between all processes in prepress workflow. Express WorkFlow optimizes and automates the production process while ensuring data integrity. Working in tandem with ExtremeZ-IP, Express WorkFlow provides commercial printers and publishers who are working across multiple computer platforms with reliable, flexible and fast output. “In the printing industry, as the applications become more complex and the workflow requirements increase, we need to incorporate a file delivery solution to meet customers’ needs for quick transfer and meet the changing demands of the prepress industry,” said Dan McAvoy, President of Compose System. “The speed of getting data was important to us in our selection of a file sharing solution, and when people benchmark us, they see that our overall output can be better and faster in terms of other systems because of ExtremeZ-IP.” As the proven standard for sharing files between Mac Desktops and Windows servers, ExtremeZ-IP delivers no-compromise access, providing complete platform and application compatibility. It is used by thousands of customers worldwide who depend on it for reliable file sharing between their Mac desktops and Windows servers. The solution eliminates Mac file name limitations on Windows servers and supports the Windows permission model and security features, ensuring file permissions are not limited by platform. “Compose System’s customers require fast file output from their Mac desktops within Windows environments, and Compose listened to their customer requirements and integrated ExtremeZ-IP into its prepress software,” said T. Reid Lewis, President and CEO of Group Logic. “Compose is committed to developing innovative prepress solutions for such customers as commercial printers and web printers, and ExtremeZ-IP suits prepress operations well.” ExtremeZ-IP can be easily embedded into a wide range of hardware and software products. By integrating these solutions, a company’s products will immediately gain a competitive edge by having not only the most trusted solutions on the market, but also the advantage of leveraging Group Logic’s highly knowledgeable technical support and customer care organization and commitment to product quality and innovation.

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