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Newspaper Industry Relies on NoMachine NX to Access Critical Software
2009-03-23 by: Katie Glossner

Rome, Italy, March 23, 2009 – NoMachine, creator and global provider of NX desktop and application delivery software, today announced that NX is being deployed by Software Consulting Service's (SCS) customers to ensure software availability and providing remote access to newspaper industry programs on Linux servers in the customers' data centers.  SCS develops, delivers, and supports computerized publishing systems via NX technology.

Newspaper customers of SCS across the world use NX to remotely and reliably access software they need to aid them with the design and layout of their papers.  Sun Media Group of Ontario, Canada and The Derrick of Oil City, PA are only a couple of the many SCS customers using NoMachine NX.  SCS provides their customers with Layout 8000, the leading newspaper ad dummying system, along with AdMAX for retail and classified advertising management and accounting, SCS/ClassPag for rapid classified pagination and SCS/Track for integrated ad tracking.  Their newsroom systems include SCOOP for editorial and news pagination and Fotoware's products for image archiving.  NX provides a reliable connection to these indispensable resources for SCS customers with multiple locations allowing them to use the applications on a centralized server.

Founder and co-owner of SCS, Martha Cichelli, said, “NX has a highly noticeable speed performance difference compared to other remote access solutions.  We include NX exclusively in all of our proposals for the Linux Server because we want to offer our customers the best solution possible.  We even use NX ourselves here at SCS to connect to our internal network remotely to provide support for our customers and perform other important tasks while traveling or at home.”

Sun Media Group, one of Canada's leading publishers of daily and non-daily newspapers, magazines, and specialty publications, is deploying NX in over 30 Linux-based publications.  In a 24-hour, 365-day, deadline-driven environment, flexibility is a top priority.  With the SCS and NX software combination, Sun Media production staff can lay out any paper from any of their four sites, quickly and securely from wherever they might be, resulting in efficient, profitable and well-designed editions.

Jon Mosley of Sun Media said, “With Layout-8000 from SCS and NoMachine NX we are able to lay out our papers faster without the need to travel.  Everything we need is at our fingertips, no matter what our location is, creating an easily manageable network.  NoMachine NX's seamless training and set up makes it easy to use and make adjustments along the way as well.” 

The Derrick is another publication customer of SCS using NoMachine NX daily to access AdMAX and Layout-8000 applications on the Linux host from users' desktops.  Users  can easily access the NX Server from various locations to run any application on any PC.  The Derrick also found NoMachine NX to be cheaper than competitors creating an affordable remote access solution.

Jon MacPherson of The Derrick, said “NoMachine NX allows us to efficiently and effectively run publishing applications that drive our business.  While out of the office and outside normal business hours, we can connect to the server and work just as if we were there.  This flexibility has also benefited IT staff in their trouble shooting efforts from remote locations.  Any system challenges that arise can be managed immediately on the server infrastructure remotely.”

About NoMachine
NoMachine is the creator of award-winning NX software, an enterprise-class solution for secure remote access, application delivery, and hosted desktop deployment.  Since 2001, NoMachine's mission has been to revolutionize the way users access their computing resources across the Internet to make seamless desktop access as easy and widespread as Web browsing.  NoMachine provides a comprehensive software infrastructure stack, core development, and support services built around the self-designed and self-developed NX suite of advanced components.

About Software Consulting Services, LLC
With over 30 years of experience serving the newspaper industry worldwide, SCS offers enterprise-wide and modular publishing solutions for advertising order entry and billing, edition design, ad dummying, classified pagination,  production workflow, digital asset management, editorial workflow and archiving.  SCS is dedicated to continuous system development, innovative technology and reliable customer support.  More than 300 newspapers in the United Sates and abroad use SCS every day.