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Journal Register Company Selects SAXOTECH's Integrated Publishing Platform; Print and Digital Properties to be Hosted on SAXOTECH Cloud



Tampa, Fla. - January 10, 2011 - SAXOTECH, a leader in content management, circulation and advertising solutions, announced today the Journal Register Company has selected the SAXOTECH Mediaware Center and SAXOTECH Online for use by its print and digital media products. The complete platform will give the media company the ability to optimize content creation throughout the organization while reducing cost of ownership by having one fully-integrated publishing solution.

Journal Register Company is a leader in local news serving 992 communities across 10 northeastern states including Connecticut's New Haven Register (www.NewHavenRegister.com) and Michigan's The Oakland Press (www.TheOaklandPress.com).

More than 700 Journal Register content producers will utilize SAXOTECH's integrated multi-channel workflow and content management platform to efficiently produce and share news and information in a streamlined and collaborative production environment. The seamless workflow will enable Journal Register's 324 multi-platform products to deliver timely news to a rapidly growing community. With SAXOTECH's complete multi-function publishing platform, the media company will be able to produce content across many mediums, and with one integrated solution will also reduce the complexity of piecing together and bridging a wide variety of vendor solutions.

"Our ability to publish content that is relevant to our audiences on the platforms and channels of their choosing requires an integrated solution that allows us to share ideas within our news operations and collaborate with the crowd," said John Paton, CEO, Journal Register Company. "SAXOTECH's ability to integrate with readily available publishing tools utilized by our audience - and their ability to support Journal Register's expansion - gives us the flexibility to adapt and serve our customers wherever they are and whenever they want news and information."

With a centralized system to plan, produce and publish content for print and digital channels, Journal Register will be positioned to quickly respond to readership trends by empowering its editorial staff with a technology solution that enables very high productivity - extending content and online applications to enhance media publishing operations.

"Journal Register's transformation to a digital-first company to better serve their readers while not losing the importance of each local newsroom is a technological direction we can certainly support," said Anders Christiansen, CEO, SAXOTECH. "Since 1993, we have made it our business to streamline communications and collaborations with centralized and efficient workflow management. We look forward to working with them as they continue providing the best multi-channel experience for their readers."

Journal Register will take advantage of new levels of flexibility with cloud computing. SAXOTECH's managed hosting in the cloud will enable Journal Register to provide its growing audience of online news consumers with best-of-class Web site response time, enhanced functionality and improved audience user experience. Journal Register will have to ability to take advantage of innovative technology performing at its highest levels without having to make the personal investment in the needed hardware. They also will have the ability to access and use a full production system from anywhere and at any time.


About Journal Register Company
Journal Register Company is a leader in local news and information serving 992 communities in 10 states. The Company's 324 multi-platform products reach an audience of nearly 14 million people each month. For more information visit the company website at www.JournalRegister.com.

About SAXOTECH
SAXOTECH helps media companies meet current and future challenges in the media landscape by providing cost efficient solutions for new business models based on multimedia, multi-channel consumer interaction. Our scalable, easy-to-implement solutions are used to plan, create, edit, design and publish content as well as drive online directories and serve display advertising through multiple channels. Our customers receive world-class implementation, training and support complemented by ongoing development of products and best practices.

SAXOTECH's DSI Circulation Division tracks subscription revenue, distribution, agent billing, promotions, campaigns, demographics and non-subscribers. Flexible reporting and decision making tools enable newspapers to improve retention and increase their subscriber base, as well as empower marketing executives to make quicker, smarter and more profitable circulation management decisions.

With offices in Tampa, Fla, Bedford, N.H., Laurel, Md. and Aalborg, Denmark, SAXOTECH's solutions are in use by more than 600 news organizations around the world.