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DST Output Selects Exstream Software Dialogue

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The Leading Provider of Integrated Paper and Electronic Document Services Selects Dialogue to Support Creation of High-Volume Personalized Documents May 15, 2002 -- www.exstream.com -- Exstream Software, Inc. announced today that its Dialogue software is being implemented by DST Output (formerly Output Technology Solutions) to enhance the company's industry leading, comprehensive and sophisticated communication solutions, including personalized statements, bills, critical marketing and compliance pieces, and more. DST Output produces high volumes of customized print and electronic documents for the communications, video services, mutual fund, brokerage, banking, insurance and other industries. Performance, scalability, ease of use and compatibility with existing infrastructure were cited as key drivers in DST Output's selection of Dialogue. Dialogue's high performance engine is capable of processing large volumes of personalized documents up to 80 percent faster than other solutions, and provides DST Output with a key component of its common platform development for its multiple processing facilities. With Dialogue, DST Output will significantly streamline production operations, reducing time and resources required to meet stringent time-to-market requirements. "Upon a thorough evaluation and analysis of vendor software solutions, including on-site testing of production capabilities, Dialogue was a clear choice," said Lino Carnesecca, senior vice president of systems development at DST Output. "It will help improve efficiency and productivity throughout our entire operation. Additionally, Dialogue's processing power and ease of integration into our existing technology provides the performance and scalability we need, and gives us the ability to grow our integrated service offerings to meet client needs across all regions." Dialogue's multi-channel output capabilities offer significant time savings for DST Output, easily integrating into their existing AFP and Metacode print output environment. Dialogue's "design once, deliver anywhere" capability makes it possible for one facility to finish work started in another location in order to meet aggressive production deadlines. Dialogue dynamically creates all the resources, fonts and overlays necessary to produce high quality output on the targeted device, substantially reducing development time and ensuring the most efficient processing possible." "DST Output's selection of Dialogue to manage the huge volume of personalized documents created across its facilities is a great testament to Dialogue's scalability, depth of functionality, ease of use and processing performance," said Davis Marksbury, president and CEO of Exstream Software. "Dialogue is helping DST Output offer more comprehensive and personalized document solutions for its clients, while at the same time improving productivity and time to market with new customer launches and product enhancements." About DST Output: DST Output (www.dstoutput.com) has more than 30 years of experience helping the world's leading companies create lasting, profitable relationships with their customers. The company provides integrated print and electronic communications solutions for businesses in a variety of industries—including communications, video services, mutual fund, brokerage, banking, insurance and others—and produces in excess of 2 billion communications each year. DST Output has 4,000 associates at multiple facilities throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  About Exstream Software, Inc.: Headquartered in Lexington, KY, Exstream Software helps businesses around the world connect with the eGeneration through higher quality, fully personalized customer communications—delivered by mail, email and the Internet. Companies in the financial services, insurance, service bureau, telecommunications, retail, and other industries benefit from reduced costs and increased revenue through improved customer retention and faster time to market.