Digital First Media Chooses Digital Technology for Circulation in the Cloud

Enterprise-wide DTI Cloud deployment will be largest in the world

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DTI’s new cloud-based circulation system will provide us with marketing and management features that allow Digital First Media to scale and share real-time metrics across our network

Bob Mason
Chief Technology Officer
Digital First Media

Springville, UT (PRWEB) January 22, 2013

Digital Technology International (DTI™) has signed an agreement with Digital First Media, to implement DTI Circulation via DTI Cloud across their news media enterprise. Digital First Media operates MediaNews Group, Journal Register Company and Digital First Ventures and reaches 61.5 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states. Digital Technology’s circulation solution will support all Digital First Media publications and 800 users which will make it the largest Cloud deployment of its kind in the world.

Digital First Media required a hybrid circulation system that could manage both digital and print as well as the scalability to handle smaller publications through large metropolitan newspapers. DTI Circulation, the industry’s top selling system, has already been in daily operation on-premises at several MediaNews Group newspapers in California, New Mexico, and on the East Coast. The new agreement places all Digital First Media operations under an agreement that utilizes an enterprise-wide cloud computing environment.

“DTI’s new cloud-based circulation system will provide us with marketing and management features that allow Digital First Media to scale and share real-time metrics across our network,” said Bob Mason, Chief Technology Officer, Digital First Media. “By moving everything to DTI Cloud, we will create dramatic operational efficiencies and be able to provide a higher level of customer service in all of our markets.”

In addition to managing distribution of products, DTI Circulation will also centralize valuable audience and subscriber information to help Digital First Media discover new customer insights.
“Digital First Media is a pioneer driving digital strategies across the entire news media industry. It’s a privilege for us to partner with innovators who have a strong vision and share our digital mindset,” said Dan Paulus, president, Digital Technology International. “Digital First Media’s massive audience and scale represents a unique opportunity to exploit the power of our software through DTI Cloud.”

Digital First Media cited DTI Circulation as a system that could handle their complex digital and combo buy subscriptions. DTI's unique ability to deliver a PCI-compliant solution for customers’ credit card transactions was also a factor in the decision.

About Digital First Media
Digital First Media is headquartered in New York City, and jointly manages MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company. Digital First Media reaches 61.5 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states.

About MediaNews Group, Inc.
MediaNews Group is the nation’s second largest newspaper company as measured by circulation, with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. MediaNews Group and its affiliated companies publish 57 daily newspapers and more than 100 non-daily publications in 11 states.

About Journal Register Company
Journal Register Company is a leader in local news and information in 10 states. The Company’s more than 350 multi-platform products reach an audience of 21 million people each month. For more information visit the company website at http://www.JournalRegister.com

About Digital Technology International:Digital Technology International (DTI™) delivers digital audience engagement, digital revenue expansion and digital cost performance for the global news media industry. The company's innovative technology and professional services help media organizations engage audiences by delivering targeted news and advertising with Web, print, mobile, and social media. On-site or via DTI Cloud Digital Technology software helps more than 2,000 publishers around the world compete and win across all channels. The company is headquartered near Salt Lake City, with offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Panama, the United Kingdom and the United States. Digital Technology may be found at: http://www.dtint.com


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