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PrintStream joins the 'Open' Flex-OS Integration platform

Press release from the issuing company

Roanoke, VA, – Streamline Solutions, provider of PrintStream software and a market leader in Business Management Systems for application in the direct mail, printing and fulfillment industries announced today that it will utilize SoftSolutions' award-winning Flex-OS integration platform to provide JMF integration to both new and legacy print equipment. 

With Flex-OS, PrintStream will offer its customers easier access to real-time, highly accurate Job Costing data via an Open JMF feedback loop as defined by CIP4.  Flex-OS also provides a simple JDF File routing workflow to enable available job settings and performance targets to be downloaded automatically from PrintStream into JDF compliant print equipment.

"Offering these latest JDF integration features from SoftSolutions is an obvious choice given our history of working together", said Laurence Snyder, President of Streamline Solutions.  "We already offer a data integration solution into SoftSolutions' Flex-Production Control System.  We are now able to subscribe to real-time JMF updates from a growing list of print equipment that SoftSolutions is adding to their Open Flex-OS platform.  We are also responding to market demand for real-time job status and job costing using the Direct Machine Interface (DMI) to legacy equipment via the Open Flex-OS platform."

Jay Foster, President of SoftSolutions, remarked, "We are pleased to continue strengthening our relationship with Streamline Solutions.  Offering a reliable, Open integration platform to print market leaders such as Streamline to enable workflow automation on the shop-floor is what drives our R&D efforts.  In the process, end-users gain access to best-in-class solutions that enable real-time feedback on their 'Budget to Actual' performance to plan.   The value of an 'Open' integration platform such as Flex-OS is its ability to leverage industry standards such as JDF to enable cost-effective data exchange between front office partners such as Streamline and a wide range of shop floor equipment – both new and legacy."

See a live demo of the award winning Flex-OS integration with PrintStream at booth #7359 at myPrint '09 from September 11th through 16th.