Brazilian Distributor Joins Picturepark Partner Network

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EPYX to introduce Picturepark at WoodWing Next Wave event in San Paulo on September 19

Brazil's EPYX becomes regional distributor for Picturepark DAM

Brazil's EPYX becomes regional distributor for Picturepark DAM

Picturepark offers things that other WoodWing DAMs don’t—it runs onsite or in the Cloud, and it supports load-balancing and fail-over, which are all very important for professional Publishing.

Digital asset management (DAM) software maker Picturepark® announced today that EPYX Editorial Solutions Limited of San Paulo, Brazil, has signed on as a regional distributor for the Swiss DAM vendor. EPYX has established itself as a prominent Brazilian software authority, providing software distribution and services for Adobe and WoodWing digital publishing systems.

“No software reseller in Brazil has more publishing experience than EPYX,” said Hector Medina, Picturepark’s Director of Sales for the Americas. “EPYX will enable Picturepark to address the increasing demand for Picturepark/WoodWing publishing systems throughout Brazil.”

Antonio Lapa founded EPYX in 2005 to provide WoodWing software sales to a market in which publishing remained strong, and digital publishing was about to burst wide open. In the years since, the company has amassed more than 20 partner resellers throughout Brazil, and more than 50 direct customers, each of whom are now leveraging the power of the WoodWing digital publishing system.

“Publishing in Brazil is very strong right now,” Lapa explained. “There are more than 3,500 newspapers in this country, and no less than 2,500 of them are viable targets for Picturepark/WoodWing publishing systems. And this doesn’t begin to consider magazines and book production, both very strong too.”

Lapa chose to represent Picturepark digital asset management software to his customers for a few reasons.

“Seeing how the WoodWing community has blessed Picturepark made it clear which DAM they consider to be the best fit,” he said. “Plus, Picturepark offers things that other WoodWing DAMs don’t—it runs onsite or in the Cloud, and it supports load-balancing and fail-over, which are all very important for professional Publishing.”

Lapa saw Picturepark’s global success in non-publishing markets as an important added bonus.

“EPYX will use Picturepark to help us move into corporate environments that are not focused on publishing. This is a market that’s virtually untouched in Brazil, and it’s growing.”
When the WoodWing Next Wave Tour visits San Paulo on September 19, 2012, EPYX will be on hand to demonstrate the benefits of the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), WoodWing and, of course, Picturepark.

“It will be our chance to introduce Picturepark to the more than 120 attendees we’ll see at Next Wave,” Lapa said. “Many of these companies already know the value of DPS and WoodWing, but they ask about a suitable DAM component. Picturepark is the best fit, so we’re so pleased to be able to offer it to them.”

Learn more about EPYX at: http://www.epyx.com.br
Learn more about Picturepark digital asset management software at: http://picturepark.com

About Picturepark
Easy-to-use Picturepark digital asset management software is browser-based to work with all popular desktop and mobile platforms. Picturepark runs in the Cloud (SaaS), onsite or in hybrid configurations.

All rich media formats are supported, with advanced options available for images, video and layouts. Built-ins include workflow approval and collaboration, multi-language metadata and taxonomies, and multi-tenant capabilities. Digital assets are shared and distributed via email links, website portals and portlets, social media, Dropbox and SharePoint. A feature-rich API enables Picturepark partners to create add-ons and integrate Picturepark with other systems.

Picturepark is a brand of Vision Information Transaction Inc., a software developer headquartered in Switzerland, with offices in San Francisco, Vienna and Hyderabad, India.

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