Yenra : XML : XML Publishing : XML Document Management and Publishing

RenderX and X-Hive Corporation established a strategic initiative to deliver a comprehensive solution for the management of XML content and high quality print output of that content. The joint solution that RenderX and X-Hive enables organizations to shift from SGML content to XML structures. Under terms of the agreement, X-Hive will embed RenderX XEP software into their Docato software.

X-Hive/Docato is an industry-strength content management system designed specifically for technical documentation. Based on XML technology, the product ensures a reliable and cost effective infrastructure for the management of technical content in a distributed work environment. RenderX XEP was designed to allow developers and end users to dynamically apply sophisticated styles to XML documents and to publish those documents to different platforms.

By aligning these solutions tightly together, X-Hive and RenderX provide users a seamless e-business solution for creating PDF, PostScript, and other dynamic document packages from XML content stored in X-Hive databases without the need for users to understand the complexities of XML and XSL FO. The combined open standard solution allows clients an immediate reduction in costs while improving their ability to deliver enhanced products and services to their customers.

"X-Hive is pleased to work with companies like RenderX to provide complementary solutions for our software," said Jeroen van Rotterdam, CEO of X-Hive Corporation. "RenderX's XML publishing application, combined with the advanced technical capabilities of our product, creates the ideal XML content management and publishing system. Both X-Hive Corporation and RenderX are strong supporters of open standards, which not only leverage users' experience and knowledge, but also allow them to pick best-of-breed applications. This is a very compelling offering for our shared prospects who are looking for a seamless and easy to use content management solution. We think the whole market can benefit greatly from this alliance and look forward to continuing the relationship in the future."

Kevin Brown, vice president of sales for RenderX, said: "We are pleased to extend and enhance our strategic relationship with X-Hive, as the two companies share a similar vision of providing standards-based, enterprise-class platforms for mission-critical applications. X-Hive has developed the technology, global presence and domain expertise in XML content management that makes this an ideal partnership for RenderX. Together, the combination of RenderX XEP and X-Hive/Docato offers a complete solution that will help large, global organizations develop closer relationships with their customers, better understand their needs, and deliver more tailored products and services. We look forward to working with X-Hive to maximize return-on-investment for our joint customers."