LONDON, UK – 8 February 2008 – Pro2col, a leading European source for data transfer solutions, is pleased to announce a commercial partnership with DistributorX and Markzware Europe to sub-distribute the popular Markzware FlightCheck Online solution in the UK and Ireland. The three parties will work together to form a more comprehensive UK presence for FlightCheck Online, while expanding efforts into the ad-intake departments within publishing houses.
Markzware’s FlightCheck Online is a web-based tool-kit for the print, publishing and design sectors. FlightCheck Online provides any customer creating print jobs or advertisements the ability to preflight, collect and deliver both PDF and non-PDF files locally from their desktop computers. Application formats such as QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign are also supported.
Renowned publishers and printers such as the Telegraph Group Limited, Tetra Pak and Thompsons Directories are currently using and profiting from decreased file errors and faster throughput with FlightCheck Online.
“Pro2col has the file transfer solutions such as StingRay that fit in technically speaking perfectly with FlightCheck Online, which is an open tool-kit at the server level,” comments James Lewis, managing director of Pro2col. “Online preflight is such a vital part of file transfer these days and FlightCheck Online provides a wide and time-tested set of rules to check against.”
William Buckingham, managing director of DistributorX, Markzware’s distributor for the UK and Ireland added, “DistributorX have shown that they can successfully market, sell and support desktop tools, such as FlightCheck Professional, Q2ID and ID2Q from Markzware and many other software developers. Partnering with Pro2col is a logical next step to help get more into the publishing houses and other sectors that require not just a product, but an integrated solution. Pro2col are strong in the file transfer market sector and we see this as an excellent strategic partnership for Markzware.”
FlightCheck Online is available in two versions: Standard and Enterprise. Servers supported are with the following Operating Systems installed:
- Windows XP,
- Windows NT/2000,
- Windows 2003 Server,
- Linux, and
- Mac OS X.
Pricing options range from 4,995 GBP to 10,500 GBP depending on installation type. For more information and to try the FREE template-based solution, go to: http://www.pro2col.com/markzware. Please visit the Markzware Products page for additional product information.
Markzware, a privately held company based in Santa Ana, California, is a leading developer of quality assurance, data conversion and workflow solutions for the international graphic arts, printing, publishing and digital multimedia industries. Markzware B.V. located in Rijswijk, the Netherlands, is the company’s headquarters for activities in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Pro2col is a specialist integrator of file transfer, workflow, preflight and postflight technologies for the graphic arts and prepress industries. With offices in the UK and Germany Pro2col is Europe’s leading supplier of file transfer solutions to the premedia marketplace after recently acquiring Hermstedt AG’s file transfer division in 2007.
DistributorX are a leading resource for resellers of desktop graphic and publishing applications, QuarkXTension® technology; Adobe InDesign®, Acrobat® and Photoshop® Plug-ins® and other utilities. DistributorX source extended technology products from across the world specific to the graphic design, print and publishing industries and make them available through an extensive reseller channel and online at their web site. The company is headquartered in Central London and offers resellers extensive and up-to-date information on the solutions they sell.
Pro2col appointed as FlightCheck Online sub-distributor in the United Kingdom & Ireland