Altova Launches Solutions Center; Adds RSS Feeds

Aug 26, 2005

Altova, creator of XMLSpy, MapForce, and other software development and data integration tools, has announced the launch of a new online resource that describes how current and emerging business problems can be solved using XML and other technologies. The Altova Solutions Center is aimed at both business managers and technical professionals, and initially provides counsel on implementing single-source multi-channel publishing, data integration, and content assembly solutions. It also includes details about two new packaged solution components from Altova Professional Services that can help customers accelerate data integration and content assembly projects.

Each area of the Altova Solutions Center contains specific business scenarios, real world case studies, white papers, technical guidance, and recommendations for choosing the right combination of Altova products and services with the following initiatives: Single-Source Multi-Channel Publishing , for organizations that need to present content in different formats for different users, this solution illustrates how to simultaneously publish XML or database information in HTML for Web pages, rich text format (RTF) for Microsoft Word, and portable document format (PDF) for Adobe Acrobat; Data Integration , for enterprises that have an ongoing need to exchange information in real time with a customer, a supplier, or another department within their organization, this solution describes how to connect systems and bond disparate data; and Content Assembly, when source content exists in multiple locations and needs to be assembled and indexed for publishing, this solution explains how to do so.

In related news, Altova has added new RSS feeds to its corporate Web site to provide customers and other interested parties with up-to-date alerts about its products, services, and solutions. The Altova News RSS feed announces Altova press releases and other breaking news, and the Altova Developer Connection Newsletter RSS feed announces new editions of the company's monthly newsletter. There is no charge for subscribing, and the Altova RSS feedscan be added to any newsreader application or Web-based newsreader.