Integration of WoodWing Enterprise with eZ Publish Web CMS helps publishers to easily publish their content online

Zaandam - The Netherlands, (PresseBox) - WoodWing, developer of cross-media content publishing solutions for newspapers, magazines, book publishers and corporate customers, today announced a technology partnership with eZ Systems, headquartered in Skien, Norway.

eZ Systems develops and markets eZ Publish, an Open Source Web Content Management System, chosen by thousands of enterprises and organizations worldwide to build their corporate websites, intranets, web shops and media portals. The system is based on open standards and stores content in generic XML, enabling customers to seamlessly deliver content across multiple platforms.

The integration of WoodWing's Enterprise Content Publishing Platform with eZ Publish is in the focus of the partnership and has already been developed. This integration consists of a WoodWing Enterprise server plugin plus an extension for eZ Publish. It is available at no charge to WoodWing and eZ partners, allowing them to easily and successfully implement cross-media publishing solutions for customers.

From the publisher's perspective, WoodWing's client application Content Station allows editors to plan, create, manage and to publish their content to any output channel with a single mouse-click. With this new integration, eZ Publish becomes one of these channels.

Aleksander Farstad, CEO of eZ Systems, appreciates the agreement: "By our partnership with WoodWing, eZ Publish becomes an important link in the chain of the modern, fully integrated publishing workflow. Today, publishers need to generate content independent of the channel they publish to - and now they can use eZ Publish to feed their Web sites from within the WoodWing environment."

Erik Schut, President of WoodWing Software, points out: "We are very pleased about the partnership with eZ Systems, which helps us to expand the range of Web Content Management Systems supported by our solutions, giving our customers the freedom of choice. Our solutions and the applications of eZ Systems will integrate seamlessly as the cornerstones of the technology behind the products are similar - open standards and XML."

Information about the integration of WoodWing's Enterprise Content Publishing Platform with eZ Publish will also be shared at the eZ Conference in Paris (France) on June 25th and 26th. The eZ Conference Blog allows to follow some of the most important discussions online at More information about the conference can be found at

Another opportunity to meet WoodWing and to see how WoodWing solutions cope with the challenges of the publishing future is the IFRA Expo 2009 taking place in Vienna (Austria) from October 12-15th, 2009. For more information please visit

About eZ Systems

eZ Systems is the creator of eZ Publish, an Open Source Enterprise Content Management System. eZ Publish is fully Open Source, available either as a free download or as an enterprise solution "eZ Publish Premium" with support and maintenance. With the enterprise Open Source business model, eZ Systems combine enterprise software with Open Source code and total product responsibility. This makes it possible to combine the openness and sharing of the eZ philosophy with a sustainable business model. eZ Systems is headquartered in Skien, Norway, and operates subsidiaries in Europe, Japan and the US. For additional information please visit

Woodwing Software

WoodWing creates the most progressive solutions available on the market for the production of print and online publications. Rapid growth worldwide and success across the full spectrum of small to large publishers demonstrate that WoodWing markets the best tools for the best price. WoodWing Software is located in Zaandam, The Netherlands, and has regional sales companies for Europe, the USA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Customers are served through select partners. For more information please visit

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