LightSpeed Software, Inc. announced the release of Astoria 4.0, a major new release of their content management system. LightSpeed Astoria is an XML-based content management solution that works with current authoring tools to provide fine-grained control over valuable information assets. LightSpeed Astoria manages the collaborative authoring process, providing access control, versioning, flexible information and component reuse, meta-data tagging, workflow and distribution to the Web, PDA’s, paper and CD-ROM. LightSpeed Astoria 4.0 features include enhanced compatibility with current versions of XML and SGML authoring tools, including Arbortext Epic 4.3, Corel XMetaL 3.0 and Adobe FrameMaker 7, inclusion of advanced review and workflow features, as well as performance and scalability improvements. LightSpeed Astoria’s integration with Altova’s authentic 5 enables remote authoring of structured XML content through a standard Web browser.