Blast Radius Introduces New XML Authoring Tools For EMC Documentum
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Blast Radius Introduces New XML Authoring Tools For EMC Documentum

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Dec. 13, 2005— Blast Radius, the world leader in XML content creation and collaboration solutions, today announced the release of powerful new XML authoring solutions for Documentum Webtop. These XMetaL products integrate seamlessly with Documentum version 5.2.5 and the increasingly popular and scalable 5.3 platform released by EMC Documentum earlier this year.

With this release, Blast Radius introduces two new products, which extend XMetaL existing support of the Documentum Desktop Client:

-- XMetaL Author Documentum Webtop Edition, a native XML authoring application that gives full-time content creators an easy-to-use, flexible solution that is tightly integrated with the Documentum repository through Documentum Webtop.

-- XMetaL Express for Documentum Webtop, an embeddable version of XMetaL, used from within the Documentum Webtop interface. This solution is a flexible, cost-effective option for large enterprises that want to extend XML authoring capabilities to occasional authors such as subject matter experts.

"These new Documentum-XMetaL integrations help globally-focused businesses reuse content more effectively across their organizations, resulting in faster time-to-market, greater content quality, and more cost-effective localization," said Paul Wlodarczyk, Director, ECM Strategy at Blast Radius. "We see strong interest in XML-based content creation and delivery from customers in industries such as manufacturing, high-tech, financial services and life sciences. These organizations understand the increased demand for timely, accurate information by suppliers, partners and customers, in a variety of formats and languages."

Documentum is considered the market leading ECM platform for global organizations. Recently, Forrester recognized EMC as a market-leader based on the strength of EMC's enterprise content management (ECM) strategy and EMC Documentum product offering(1).

Blast Radius customers rely on Documentum and XMetaL to manage content throughout its lifecycle and to provide XML-based content in a variety of output formats to their internal and external stakeholders.

"This release signifies an important milestone for XMetaL after having supported the Documentum repository and Desktop Client in customer environments since 2001," said Dr. Bruce Sharpe, VP of Products with Blast Radius. "We are extremely excited to provide a complete offering that caters to both full time authors and occasional content contributors. Organizations understand the increased demand for timely, accurate information by partners and customers, in a variety of formats and languages," added Dr. Sharpe.

Pricing and Availability

XMetaL support for Documentum Webtop is available immediately. Contact Blast Radius for pricing and additional information. Please visit the XMetaL web site ( www.xmetal.com) for further details.

About Blast Radius XMetaL

Blast Radius XMetaL(R) is the world's leading XML content creation and collaboration solution, advancing the goals of globally-focused, customer-driven organizations. XMetaL's family of software and services enables your company to create, share, reuse, and deliver content more quickly and cost-effectively, across all customer channels, from sales, marketing, and customer service, to training and technical support. Visit xmetal.com to learn how leading brands such as Cisco, Daimler Chrysler, HP, Kodak, Microsoft, Philips, RIM, Southwest Airlines, Sybase, Symantec, Texas Instruments and USA Today use XMetaL to bring products and services to market faster, with greater accuracy, and at lower cost.

Blast Radius, the Blast Radius logo, XMetaL Author, XMetaL Author DITA Edition, XMAX, XMetaL Reviewer, XMetaL Developer, and XMetaL Central are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blast Radius, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in Canada, the U.S., and other countries.

(1) http://www.emc.com/news/emc_releases/showRelease.jsp?id=3586



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