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Astoria Software and Announce Translation-Enabled Content Management Initiative

Astoria Software and have aligned in order to create a single solution for managing and localizing XML content. This joint development initiative, Translation-Enabled Content Management, represents the service-level integration of Astoria On-Demand and’s GlobalLink Localization Suite. Translation-Enabled Content Management will provide global organizations with a way to bring product information to market simultaneously in any locale and language. Key components of the Translation-Enabled Content Management initiative include: seamless integration of GlobalLink Project Director functionality embedded in the Astoria On-Demand user-interface; allows Astoria On-Demand users to work directly with’s ISO-certified linguistic team or use other internal/external translation resources; centralized project tracking, business process automation and reporting for all localization projects across all vendors; server-based translation memory integration capabilities via GlobalLink Server; Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption of all data travelling to and from the end-user’s desktop, as well as data travelling between Astoria On-Demand and GlobalLink; a Service Oriented Architecture that IT can integrate into their SOA Governance and Deployment policy frameworks; unified solution for the creation, management, localization and production of XML-based documentation; and, data and Service hosting in Tier 1 data centers that comply with SAS 70 Type II guidelines for physical and logical security and resiliency.

Astoria Software Introduces Astoria Version 4.4

Astoria Software announced Astoria XML Content Management Platform Version 4.4, adding new features for the publishing of large, complex documents that are changed often, such as technical service documents for medical equipment and flight operations manuals for airplanes. Among the new capabilities of Astoria Version 4.4 are expanded wide area network (WAN) capabilities for more robust support of networked and remote users, greater scalability to accommodate the largest XML documents, and expanded support for flight operations and airline maintenance applications in the commercial aerospace market. A new Table of Contents feature has been added that allows for large XML documents and content to be initially displayed as a table of contents, with links to full content. Large documents with numerous graphics or image files can now be managed more easily with a new feature that tracks changes to graphic files regardless of changes made to written content. New reporting capabilities validate cross-references across documents, and XML import features for WAN users can automatically include importing of reference graphics. There is a new SOAP-based dialog for reviewing and navigating Astoria Annotations within the Astoria Web Client and the WAN Bridge for Epic Editor, and new support for Blast Radius XMetaL 4.5 ActiveX for XML editing complementing support for Arbortext XmetaL 4.5 Author, Epic Editor 5.1 and Adobe FrameMaker 7.1. Book Level Administrator, a key component of Astoria for Aerospace, has been enhanced to simplify book updates by using Astoria Workbench, a new user interface based on Eclipse, an open source integrated development environment (IDE). The Astoria Content Management Platform 4.4 now supports the Apache Web Server and Citrix MetaFrame. Astoria Version 4.4 is available immediately from Astoria Software and its Services Partners.

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