SOURCE: TRADOS, Inc.

May 04, 2005 11:06 ET

TRADOS Launches Next-Generation of Language Server for EMC Documentum Enterprise Content Management Platform

Integrated Solution Accelerates Global Content Lifecycle for Improved Time-to-Market and Quality

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 4, 2005 -- TRADOS Inc., the world leader in global information solutions, today announced the availability of its second-generation release of TRADOS Language Server for Documentum, the industry's first solution to tie together content globalization with EMC Documentum, the world's first completely unified major enterprise content management (ECM) platform. The integrated solution enables global companies who are already using EMC Documentum as their ECM platform, to globalize their content within their existing business processes.

TRADOS Language Server provides customers with substantial opportunities for global revenue growth by delivering their product content to more countries in a larger number of languages. By tightly integrating with Documentum repositories and workflows, TRADOS Language Server helps companies launch new products simultaneously to global markets; control multinational brands; and reduce costs. Many enterprises are already leveraging TRADOS and Documentum together, including Hewlett-Packard, Volkswagen, Audi, and John Deere.

Rob Tarkoff, Senior Vice President of Business Development, EMC Software, said, "Finding ways to economically handle the volume of localized content is critical. By providing Language Server for Documentum as a packaged offering based on the EMC Documentum platform, TRADOS is taking a leadership position in the industry around content globalization. The offering's status as 'Designed for Documentum'-accredited demonstrates their commitment to the EMC Documentum platform and the quality of their offering."

New Features and Benefits of Industry-First Solution

The TRADOS Language Server for Documentum solution empowers companies with unique capabilities, such as the ability to retain control of content during the entire globalization process, from content creation to localization (utilizing outsourcing) to publishing. The new solution also enables employees who already work with Documentum to be immediately productive in globalizing content.

The new TRADOS Language Server for Documentum delivers many customer-driven capabilities that include:

--  Out-of-the-box reference implementation of the globalization workflow
    based on Documentum applications, workflow, repository, and security
    models;
--  Connectors that extend the globalization supply chain, from the
    corporation to language service provider to freelance translators;
--  The world's most widely used localization tools that include
    translation editing and memory, terminology management, reporting, project
    management, and quality assurance;
--  Open standards for exchanging tasks and data between all participants
    in the globalization process;
--  Web services and developer tools that facilitate rapid deployments and
    process integrations; and
--  Best practices from TRADOS Professional Services.
    
"With TRADOS Language Server for Documentum, our mutual customers can have industry-leading content globalization capabilities that are fully integrated with the content management system they already have," stated Bill Seawick, Chief Marketing Officer of TRADOS. "Together with our enterprise content management partners such as EMC, we provide our customers substantial opportunities for global revenue growth by delivering their product content to more countries in a larger number of languages and with greater control over language assets."

As a member of the EMC Documentum Application Logo Program, TRADOS receives specialized design consultation and guidance, along with access to dedicated EMC Documentum technical resources. The program enabled TRADOS to effectively collaborate with EMC to ensure TRADOS Language Server for Documentum would be available as soon as possible following availability of the new EMC Documentum 5.3 platform. To learn more about TRADOS Language Server for Documentum and the EMC Documentum Application Logo Program, please visit http://www.documentum.com/app_portfolio.

About TRADOS Incorporated

The world leader in globalization software and services, TRADOS empowers multinational organizations to improve the quality and accelerate the delivery of multilingual content to global markets. TRADOS has enabled 3,500 corporations -- including Microsoft, IBM, Deutsche Bank, Wal-Mart, Audi, Sony, Rolls Royce, and others -- to generate greater revenues, strengthen brands, speed time-to-markets, and reduce globalization costs. More companies, translators, and localization service providers use TRADOS products than all competing products combined. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, TRADOS has offices worldwide. Please visit www.trados.com to learn more.

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