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New Version of GMC PrintNet T Triple Suite Targets Converging Transaction, Promotional and 1:1 Apps

Press release from the issuing company

September 29, 2003 – Chicago, IL, Boston, MA and Appenzell, Switzerland – GMC Software AG, headquartered in Appenzell, Switzerland with worldwide sales and support operations, today announced PrintNet T Triple Suite Version 4, the latest evolution of this powerful document composition, customization and production software solution. PrintNet T Triple Suite is a single environment, all-in-one tool for layout creation, structured variable and fixed data processing, and high-speed printing of invoices, statements, direct mail and other personalized, data-driven applications. GMC is introducing this new version to the marketplace at the Graph Expo Conference in Chicago from September 28 through October 1, 2003. PrintNet T Triple Suite will be shown at GMC’s booth exhibit area 5243. PrintNet T provides universal platform and production support, advanced document job flow, sophisticated data input and handling, and document customization functionality typically not provided by other tools in the marketplace. The latest version targets the software’s existing capabilities to a wider range of applications. The PrintNet T Triple Suite is organized around multifaceted functionality for business transaction, promotional and one-to-one communications. As the requirements for these applications converge, PrintNet T Triple Suite provides all the tools users need for high volume, variable data document design and production all on one, easy to learn platform. "We are continually looking for ways to improve our offerings, and we rely on input from our customers to ensure products that solve real business needs," said Rene Mueller, CEO of GMC Software AG. "This newest version of PrintNet T draws extensively on market feedback, so we are confident that our corporate enterprise, direct marketing and commercial printing customers now have an even stronger resource for their critical business communications." GMC product development and quality assurance is based on the Capability Maturity Model or CMM. CMM uses a formalized and measurable process to make real, substantial improvements in development and testing standards with the goal of providing customers with the best possible solution for their needs. CMM gives GMC a process for quickly translating customer needs into software requirements and then delivering them back to the marketplace. Among the benefits of CMM include an improved software features list, a solid process of determining customer needs and incorporating them into actual development plans and product enhancements, and a much more streamlined and rapid development capability. Most importantly, the program helps GMC prioritize software development ideas, make the best using of staffing resources and focus on the capabilities that will most benefit customers. The PrintNet T Triple Suite presents a true GUI desktop environment, and universal platform, standards and protocol support permit seamless implementation into customers’ existing environments. Features like workflow wizards and resource management between computers enable easy creation of very complex printing jobs. Using PrintNet T, customers can insert intelligence at any point in their workflow, from front end to production, allowing time-pressed document operations to accomplish more with just one pass. Along with advanced job flow management, PrintNet T is web-enabled for full design, proofing, project management online, so users can leverage the speed and savings of this medium. Live WYSIWG layout and live data proofing make it easy for users at all levels to create complex printing jobs and ensure the integrity of the final composed document that is going into production. PrintNet T offers extensive document development capabilities, including barcode library, layout verification, full object rotation, and much more. Structured data processing lets data drive production and seamlessly supports data merged from multiple sources. Full color support gives users important design tools like color management and matching, ICC profiles, and gamut check. PrintNet-T is also fully compatible with standard fonts such as True Type, OpenType, Adobe Type 1, CFF CID, and imported bitmap fonts.