Atypon Systems, Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance with Allen Press, Inc. for Online Hosting Services

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Jeff Deneen, Ph.D.
Director, Marketing jdeneen@atypon.com
Office 205-419-5662

SANTA CLARA, California and LAWRENCE, Kansas - September 27, 2007 - Atypon Systems, Inc., a leading provider of e-publishing solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Allen Press, Inc. to power its online journal hosting services for scholarly publications.

Currently, Allen Press hosts 176 scientific, technical, and medical publications on 45 unique websites on its propriety online journal hosting system. In addition, they are the current technology provider for and founding partner of the BioOne aggregation, a unique collection of high-impact bioscience research journals. After careful research of the online publishing market, Allen Press chose Atypon Systems for its superior technology, R&D pipeline, and commitment to the scholarly publishing industry. The innovative Atypon platform will power the Allen Press journal sites beginning in the summer of 2008.

This strategic alliance allows Allen Press to remain focused on its core competencies in full-service content management and content delivery while leveraging the rich feature set and proven capabilities of the leader in online publishing technology.

Gerald Lillian, CEO of Allen Press, said, "Our internal team has done a phenomenal job creating a superior online platform that put us in a leadership position. The Atypon partnership means our customers are going to get the best of both worlds: superior service and content management integration with leading-edge technology solutions. The Atypon system provides the innovative features and flexibility to support the many business models of our publishing partners. With the rapid changes in online technology, we want to provide our customers with the latest advancements on a highly sophisticated platform."

"As one of the leading and most-experienced suppliers of trusted technology solutions to the publishing community, we've been able to assist many publishers and publishing service providers looking to expand their offering to the scholarly market," said Georgios Papadopoulos, founder and CEO of Atypon. "We are therefore very excited and proud to have been selected by Allen Press to help meet their goals. Allen Press will benefit from all the features of the Atypon technology platform, a trusted, robust and reliable e-publishing solution that continues to evolve to meet the demands of the market. This agreement further demonstrates our flexible approach and willingness to supply innovative solutions that rise to the ever changing needs of the publishing community."

About Allen Press, Inc.

Allen Press, Inc., plays a vital role in the dissemination of knowledge and information by partnering with organizations in the scientific, technical, and medical community to promote their interests and to achieve their goals. Headquartered in Lawrence, KS, Allen Press provides a comprehensive portfolio of integrated services in the broad areas of content management, online and print delivery, association management, and publishing services. Founded more than 70 years ago, Allen Press is a trusted partner of scholarly societies, professional associations, and corporations nationwide.

About Atypon Systems, Inc.

Since 1996, Atypon Systems, Inc. has provided software, hosting, and systems development to the information industry, allowing publishers to grow their business by providing superior technology and service that supports the electronic exchange of scholarly information. Atypon's solutions include Atypon Premium, a complete e-publishing solution for publishers who wish to manage the entire process of delivering and managing their content online, and Atypon Link, a cost effective, aggregated hosting platform for publishers who require a well managed, outsourced e-publishing service. For further information please visit http://www.atypon.com

For further information, please contact:

Melanie Dolechek
Director of Marketing
Allen Press, Inc.
Email: mdolechek@allenpress.com
Tel: 785 843 1234

Nash Pal
Strategic Marketing Manager
Atypon Systems, Inc.
Email: npal@atypon.com
Tel: +44 (0) 870 350 2032