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Forbes Selects Quark for Dynamic and Digital Publishing

Renowned Publisher Implements Quark Publishing System 8 and QuarkXPress 8 as the Foundation of its Publishing Workflow, including the Creation of Content for Delivery to Digital Devices

DENVER - 1/11/2011 - Quark announced today that Forbes isusing QuarkXPress® 8 and Quark Publishing System® 8 to dynamically publish itsleading business magazine that is read by over 900,000 subscribers. QuarkPublishing System is the editorial workflow system that is the core of Quark’sdynamic and digital publishing solutions. It, along with the graphic design andlayout capabilities of QuarkXPress, facilitates collaboration and enablesautomation to help publishers increase productivity, cut costs, andsuccessfully publish across media. 

Forbes is a long-time Quark customer and based on Quark’s ability to implementsolutions for dynamic and digital publishing, recently completed a full updateof their Quark Publishing System infrastructure. “From my vantage, Quark wasthe first vendor to plant a stake in the ground about dynamic publishing anddefine it as creating, managing, publishing, and delivering content acrossmultiple media. I have witnessed the company’s dynamic publishing vision becomea reality, and at Forbes the increase in collaboration and productivity we’veachieved with Quark Publishing System 8 has been impressive,” said LouieTorres, director of business solutions at Forbes.

Torres continued, “We, like all publishers, are not only working on improvingthe way we publish to print and the Web, but are also tackling digitalpublishing. We will work with Quark to extend the infrastructure and processeswe use for dynamic publishing to deliver the high-fidelity content our readersexpect on their digital devices.”

Quark’s strategy for digital publishing is an extension of its strategy fordynamic publishing, which is to enable the creation of content that isindependent of any specific platform, media, or device and automaticallypublish that information in all required forms. By providing a complete dynamicpublishing approach, Quark can help publishers automate and streamline thepublishing process from content creation, through management of the content, topublishing and delivering it to multiple channels. 

“Forbes is a perfect example of a publisher with cutting-edge content thatreaders want in multiple forms – in print, online, and on their digitaldevices. By implementing Quark Publishing System 8 and QuarkXPress 8, the teamat Forbes is already dynamically publishing their print magazine and the stageis set for them to drive digital publishing to the iPad and other digitaldevices in the near future,” said PG Bartlett, senior vice president of productmanagement for Quark.

For more information about Quark’s dynamic publishing solutions, please visit: http://www.quark.com/en/Products/Quark_Publishing_System/

For more information about Quark’s digital publishing solutions, please visit: http://www.quark.com/en/Solutions/Dynamic_Publishing/

About Quark
Quark Inc. is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organisations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product, QuarkXPress®, changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionising publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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