Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the availability of Adobe Document Server and Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions. Adobe Document Server lets customers dynamically assemble customized Adobe PDF files from a variety of data sources to create technical manuals, electronic forms, contracts, business reports and invoices. The software enables enterprises to tap into existing ERP, CRM and CMS systems, document management systems, and databases to generate custom business communications in PDF. Adobe Document Server also supports Extensible Style Language Formatting Objects (XSL-FO). Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions offers the ability to assign usage rights to Adobe PDF documents and forms. Once these rights have been assigned, users of Acrobat Reader version 5.1 will be able to save, fill and route PDF forms, add electronic sticky notes for comments or questions, and digitally sign completed forms. Adobe Document Server pricing starts at US$20,000 per CPU. More information on licensing and pricing is available at, Acrobat Reader 5.1 is available free-of-charge at