HotDocs Announces Change to Web-Based Product Lineup

Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland – October 26, 2010-HotDocs Corporation, the market leader in document automation and assembly technology, today announced a change in its server-based product lineup.HotDocs Server 10, which enables web-based deployment of HotDocs templates, will no longer be sold separately, but will now be bundled with three pre-built web applications.

In order to generate custom documents on the web,HotDocs Server 10must be deployed with a web application, commonly referred to as a “host.” A host acts as an interface for accessing and organizing HotDocs templates. “In the past, HotDocs Server customers had several options: build a custom host to meet the exact specifications for their enterprise, or choose one of the three off-the-shelf hosts, which were sold separately,” commented Leonard DuCharme, Marketing VP at HotDocs Corporation. “The decision to bundle the hosts withHotDocs Server 10is an effort to simplify the sales process, both for us and for customers.”

The three hosts areHotDocs Template Portal,HotDocs Workspace, andHotDocs Workspace for SharePoint. HotDocs Template Portalis a simple menuing system and is mainly designed to transition desktop users to the web, since it functions much like the desktop applicationHotDocs User 10.HotDocs Workspace(previously named Flexible Document Platform) takes a transaction-oriented approach using “work items” to manage HotDocs users, groups, and content (work items contain one or more assembled documents and the answers used to produce those documents).HotDocs Workspace for SharePointenables the assembly of templates within a SharePoint® site while integrating with many of SharePoint’s built-in features.

The newHotDocs Workspace for SharePointwill be released in November 2010.

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About HotDocs

HotDocs Corporation is the recognized market leader in document automation and assembly software, serving over 500,000 users worldwide, including 80% of the Am Law 200, 20% of the Fortune 500, and firms, corporations, and government agencies of all sizes. Having pioneered the concept of document automation and assembly in the late 1970s, HotDocs Corporation is now a wholly owned subsidiary of HotDocs Ltd.


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