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Solimar Systems Announces Availability of Print/Director v5.13

Press release from the issuing company

SAN DIEGO, CA - March 1, 2004 - Solimar Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of production printing and secure document delivery solutions, today announced the release of the Solimar Print/Director, version 5.13. Designed to automate and simplify the control of production output processes, the Solimar Print/Director empowers organizations to dramatically reduce time spent performing manual data center tasks, resulting in greater employee productivity. The Solimar Print/Director allows thousands of organizations around the world to easily expand and control their enterprise production print processes by providing robust data stream transforms, physical connections for a wide variety of computing environments, and integrated job queue management. Print/Director's industry leading data stream support includes AFP, Xerox Metacode/DJDE, PostScript, Xerox VIPP and PCL for printing, as well as PDF and TIFF for web, fax, and email applications. In addition to enabling "any-to-any" data stream portability, the system also incorporates powerful job management features, providing a single comprehensive enterprise output management solution that meets a diverse range of printing and electronic presentation requirements. Solimar Print/Director v5.13 offers expanded operating system support, including Microsoft Windows XP and the Hyper-Threading Technology of the Intel Xeon processor to further leverage outstanding platform dependability, value and versatility. High-speed data stream transform functionality has also been enhanced to include PDF and PostScript input module support for simultaneous conversion processing and outline font capability when using either the AFPDS to PostScript or AFPDS to PDF data stream conversion modules. "Print/Director v5.13 delivers comprehensive enterprise output management capabilities and tremendous flexibility to accommodate changing environments in any organization,“ states Drew F. Sprague, President and CEO of Solimar Systems. "By integrating Print/Director’s powerful document distribution and management capabilities, organizations can dramatically reduce labor costs and increase operating efficiencies within the data center." Additional enhancements within Print/Director v5.13 include: • Support for line mode data and mixed mode AFP data conversion • Enhanced controls to increase job splitting capabilities • Support for print properties annotation when converting to PDF • Enhanced job attribute handling to maximize printer operator control • Optimized PostScript font processing and conversion • Expanded Data Converter operability