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Santa Clara, California, November 17, 2008 - Atypon Systems, Inc., a leading provider of e-publishing solutions, announced today the acquisition of the eMeta operation, a provider of access control, subscription management and commerce software, from Macrovision Solutions Corporation.
The acquisition of this operation from Macrovision supplements Atypon's existing technologies and services and creates a broader proposition focused exclusively on the licensing and online delivery of publisher content. It creates a single entity dedicated to providing innovative content production, marketing, ecommerce and e-rights management tools to the publishing industry. Through the acquisition of the eMeta operation, Atypon has expanded its highly experienced technical team and added a publishing services consulting team to the company's existing proposition.
Georgios Papadopoulos, CEO of Atypon commented:
"Atypon has a strong reputation for developing innovative and creative solutions that meet the increasingly complex and sophisticated needs of scholarly publishers. This acquisition expands the range of services we can offer to our existing market while at the same time allowing us to sell our technology services to a wider range of publishers."
Atypon will add eMeta to its operations to create a single entity of over 100 people with offices in Santa Clara, New York, Athens - Greece, and Oxfordshire UK.
Since 1996, Atypon Systems, Inc. provides 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 visit http://www.atypon.com
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