Getting Started with Quark Publishing Platform 2015 - February 2019 Update

Getting Started with Quark Publishing Platform 2015 - February 2019 Update

Quark® Publishing Platform™ is composed of a set of modules that work together to enhance every aspect of enterprise publishing. From integrating with existing business systems to quickly enabling structured authoring, Quark Publishing Platform is an end-to-end content automation system that lowers costs, speeds time-to-market, and improves customer engagement and satisfaction. This document contains important information for evaluating your hardware and software requirements, preparing your environment, and installing Quark Publishing Platform. Additional documentation can be downloaded from the location where you downloaded Quark Publishing Platform.

If you are installing Quark Publishing Platform for the first time, you must install your software components in the following order.

Step

Notes

Quark Publishing Platform database

See "Installing Quark Publishing Platform Database".

Quark Publishing Platform Server, see "Installing Quark Publishing Platform Server" or "Upgrading Quark Publishing Platform database (Windows): MS SQL Server or Oracle."

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

QuarkXPress Server

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

QuarkXPress®

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

QuarkCopyDesk®

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

Quark Publishing Platform Client

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

Quark XML Author

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

Quark XML Author for Quark Publishing Platform

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

Quark Publishing Platform Adapter for Microsoft Office

The installer is available from https://quark.box.com.

Please see "Compatibility matrix"for information on compatibility of components.
Platform 2015 - February 2019 is a follow-on update to the Platform 2015 series. The underlying version for Platform 2015 is 14.2.
QuarkXPress 2018, QuarkCopyDesk 2018, and QuarkXPress Server 2018 are included in this Platform 2015 - February 2019 Update and designated by the underlying version 14.2.1.