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Milestones

2013

  • Think Beyond Ink Tour Sheds Light on Tablet Publishing
  • Fitch Ratings joins leading financial services organizations selecting Quark Enterprise Solutions
  • DesignPad Named iOS App of the Year by Macworld
  • QuarkXPress 10 marks significant modernization of leading graphic design and page layout software for print and digital publishing
  • Frost and Sullivan 2013 Global Dynamic Publishing Report names Quark as Tier 1 vendor for enterprise dynamic publishing
  • Quark wins Frost & Sullivan dynamic publishing award for Competitive Strategy & Innovation Leadership
  • UK IT Industry Awards names Quark a finalist for Business IT Innovation of the Year for App Studio and Web apps
  • Colorado Technology Association names Quark an APEX Award nominee for Technology Project of the Year for both innovation in cloud technology and digital publishing.

2012

  • Quark launches Quark Brand Manager, the software as a service (SaaS) solution running on Windows Azure that enables corporate marketers to create, customize, and deliver brand-compliant marketing materials on-demand
  • Microsoft selects Quark as a launch partner for the introduction of SQL Server 2012
  • Quark acquires Mobile IQ to advance enterprise digital publishing strategies based on XML and HTML5
  • QuarkXPress embraces eBooks with new and enhanced support for ePub and Amazon Kindle
  • Quark Publishing Platform, part of Quark Enterprise Solutions, is unveiled as the only integrated solution architected to automate the creation and delivery of rich, interactive content across print, Web, and digital formats

2011

  • Quark embraces digital publishing by launching QuarkXPress 9 and App Studio to offer designers an affordable, accessible solution for publishing enriched content to digital devices like the iPhone
  • QuarkXPress 9 garners critical acclaim from Macworld for Best Creative Design Software of the Year and from MacUser for Publishing Product of the Year, beating out Adobe InDesign
  • IBM and Quark partner to bring advanced communications solutions to the financial sector
  • Financial services, governmental, and manufacturing organizations adopt Quark dynamic publishing technology
  • Quark transitions to new private ownership that is dedicated to expanding the breadth and depth of Quark’s digital and dynamic publishing capabilities worldwide

2010

  • Frost & Sullivan awards Quark the Global Product Line Strategy of the Year for Dynamic Publishing Solutions
  • Quark acquires long-time partner GLUON to strengthen its enterprise Web-to-print offering for corporate marketing departments and agencies
  • Quark announces Digital Publishing 2.0 — platform-independent digital publishing to help publishers create design-rich, interactive content for digital devices; also announces strategic partnership with K-NFB and Baker & Taylor to publish to and distribute content through Blio e-Reader
  • The first private-label version of QuarkPromote is launched in Australia as Snap Promote
  • Quark and Microsoft collaborate to integrate Quark Publishing System with Microsoft SharePoint to connect knowledge workers with the Creative department

2009:

  • Quark introduces dynamic publishing entry points and upgrade paths
  • Quark introduces dynamic publishing solutions for magazines, marketing communications departments, and technical publications
  • Quark partners with IBM to bring XML and DITA to the masses
  • Quark partners with EMC to integrate Quark XML Author with EMC Documentum
  • Quark and Microsoft demonstrate an integrated solution for multimedia journalism and multi-channel publishing
  • Quark releases QuarkPromote, an online marketing solution for SMBs

2008:

  • Quark announces dynamic publishing solutions — Combines professional design and automated workflows for multi-channel output
  • QuarkXPress 8 introduces a modern, intuitive interface, a universal file format, and built-in Flash design tools
  • Quark acquires In.Vision Research Corporation, a leader in easy-to-use XML authoring tools

2007: Quark Publishing System 7 — Re-engineered using a service-orientated architecture

2006: QuarkXPress 7 introduces more than 160 new features, including Quark Job Jackets and collaboration technology

2003: QuarkXPress 6 brings print and Web design to Mac OS X, introduces multiple layouts

2001:

  • QuarkXPress 5 adds Web publishing for the first time
  • QuarkXPress Server—Automates high-value publishing workflows and business applications

1997: QuarkXPress 4 is used more widely than all other page-layout applications combined

1992: Quark Publishing System® — Introduces client/server-based collaborative workflows

1990: QuarkXPress 3 becomes the software of choice for publishers worldwide

1987: Quark introduces QuarkXPress®, making desktop publishing software readily available and changing the way people publish around the world

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