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Quark Continues Double-Digit Enterprise Growth

Sustainable Dynamic Publishing Model for Enterprise Publishers Drives Success across Markets

Denver - 3/29/2012 - Quark announced today that in the fourth quarter of 2011 the company recorded its strongest enterprise revenue of the year, achieving 14 percent growth over the fourth quarter of 2010. Work with clients and partners across financial services, government, manufacturing, and publishing sectors drove enterprise success while the digital publishing functionality of App StudioTM and QuarkXPress® drove both enterprise and desktop sales.

In the fourth quarter of 2011 Quark announced significant milestones, including its close partnership with IBM. Quark and IBM now offer Dynamic Research Reporting for financial services organisations operating in the capital markets. Dynamic Research Reporting is the only IBM-validated solution for the creation and delivery of customer communications across print, Web, and digital channels.

Additional achievements and highlights from the quarter:

  • Celebrated 30 years of success in publishing
  • Recognised as one of the top companies in digital content by EContent
  • QuarkXPress 9 named “Publishing Product of the Year” by MacUser
  • Launched Jabber, Quark’s iPad magazine for creative professionals
  • Kicked off new work and projects with clients such as BSH Bosch and Siemens, Bristol Myers Squibb, Citroen, De Montfort University, HSBC, Inovant, Michelin, National Education Association, Standard & Poors, Thomson Reuters, Touring Club Schweiz, and UPS.

Over the quarter Quark also saw significant adoption of its digital publishing solutions. The ease of transitioning to digital design, control over the process of publishing to the iPad, and an accessible pricing structure are driving both new and longtime customers to choose QuarkXPress 9. A selection of apps created with App Studio can be found in Quark’s App Showcase: http://www.quark.com/en/Products/AppStudio/App_Showcase.aspx.

For more information about Quark’s solutions for financial services, including Dynamic Research Reporting with IBM, please visit: http://www.quark.com/en/Solutions/Industries/Financial_Services.aspx.

For more information about QuarkXPress and App Studio, please visit: http://www.quark.com/en/Products/AppStudio/.
About Quark
Founded in Denver in 1981, Quark’s vision was to create software that would lay the foundation for modern publishing. For 30 years, Quark has delivered on that promise. Quark’s dynamic publishing solutions are setting new standards in automated cross-media publishing by combining the power of XML with flexible layout and design to automate the delivery of customised, intelligent communications across print, the Web, and digital media.

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Contact: Valentina Moressa, vmoressa@quark.com, twitter.com/ValentinAtQuark