Cadmus Specialty Publications Standardizes on MassTransit Enterprise
Press release from the issuing company
Leading Publications Printer Delivers Valuable Benefits to Customers Through Advanced File Transfer
Arlington, VA - June 25, 2002 - Group Logic, developer of best-selling network workflow software products, announced that the Cadmus MediaWorks unit of Cadmus Specialty Publications (formerly CadmusMack) has successfully adopted MassTransit Enterprise to support automated file transfer workflows for customers and the company's pre-press and printing operations. Part of Cadmus Communications, the world's fourth largest publications printer, the Cadmus Specialty Publications division, is dedicated to the unique preparation, production and distribution needs of business-to-business and special interest publications. MassTransit Enterprise is software that acts as a "digital shipping and receiving department," completely automating and managing the process of transferring graphics, multi-media, and other production files between print media suppliers and their customers.
Many printers rely on FTP to transfer files between their customers and production teams, according to Jim McQueen, Vice President of Technology and Development. But McQueen knew FTP wouldn't be adequate if he was to achieve the goal of delivering unmatched speed, accuracy, efficiency and automated workflows to its business-to-business and special interest publishing customers. "FTP can create a lot of problems such as corruption of Macintosh resource forks," explains McQueen. "You can compress files in advance to try to avoid those problems, but that often ends up creating other problems."
"You end up spending a lot of time compressing files, and manually posting and retrieving files from the FTP server. To deliver the best possible service to our customers, I knew we had to find a better way," recalls McQueen. "With MassTransit Enterprise, we're able to automate all of that and eliminate potential errors and improve our customers' overall speed to market."
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