Extensis Releases New Universal Type Server 3 For End-to-End Font Compliance Management - Extensis.com

Extensis Releases New Universal Type Server 3 For End-to-End Font Compliance Management

PORTLAND, Ore. – June 7, 2011 –Extensis® today announced the release of their latest font server upgrade, Universal Type Server® 3. Available today, this new release enables companies to police font usage while protecting company assets from misuse and license infringement.

“Font licenses are very similar to software licenses and as a result, there are costly legal implications for companies that do not manage them properly,” says Chris Meyer, Sr. Product Manager for Font Management. “Extensis Universal Type Server 3 ensures that companies are safeguarded against font compliance issues, and is also easy to implement and manage, and does not hinder the creative process.”

Product Highlights:
•Font Usage Reporting: View the number of seats in use for any font at any given time, and export the data.
•Font License Enforcement: Track license information and limit the access to any font at any usage level.
•Seamless Server Failover: Keep working even in cases where catastrophic events prevent access to your primary Universal Type Server.
•Robust Client Creativity Tools: ‘Find Similar’ fonts, exportable previews and Auto-activate within Adobe®CS applications including InCopy and Photoshop.
•New Adobe® InCopy® Support: Editorial users now have access to precise font auto-activation through plug-ins for Adobe InCopy CS4 and CS5.
Pricing and Availability:
Universal type Server 3 is available immediately in 3 versions: Lite, Professional and Enterprise. Upgrades from Universal Type Server Professional 2 to Universal Type Server Professional 3, including client upgrades, will be available free-of-charge to existing Universal Type Server Professional customers under a current annual service agreement (ASA). Universal Type Server Lite has an estimated retail price of US $1395, with an upgrade price of $698 US. Pricing for Professional and Enterprise editions is available from Extensis corporate sales.

Universal Type Server is available in English, French and German.

To learn more about Universal Type Server 3, visit http://www.typeserver.com

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About Universal Type Server
As the developer of the original font server on the market, Extensis and has been perfecting the technology for over a decade. Many companies don’t realize that font license agreements are just as strict as software license agreements and come with substantial legal implications for misuse. High visibility companies, from entertainment to publishing, have been sued over font violation issues. Companies across the world- in industries from Publishing to Retail- rely on Extensis Font Server Technologies to securely manage their font libraries

About Extensis
Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award–winning server, desktop, and web service products include: Portfolio Server® for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server–based font management, Suitcase Fusion® for single–user font management, and the WebINK® web font rental service. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom.

Copyright © 2011 by Extensis. EXTENSIS and UNIVERSAL TYPE SERVER are trademarks or registered trademarks of Extensis in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. This list of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Extensis or other respective owners.

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Contact

Jim Kidwell
Product Marketing Manager for Font Solutions
503-274-2020 ext 163
jkidwell@extensis.com