welocalize announces release of globalsight 8.0

Frederick, Maryland USA – February 23, 2011 – With the release of GlobalSight 8.0, the power of Welocalize’s localization supercloud just got better. Welocalize has today announced the latest release of GlobalSight, its open-source Translation Management System (TMS). The new technology contains many new features and enhancements as well as bug fixes to help users all over the world.

The GlobalSight 8.0 release is now available for download on www.GlobalSight.com or www.Sourceforge.net and includes a number of new features and enhancements.

New features in this release:

Support for Microsoft Office 2010 and Adobe InDesign CS5 file formats

Support for WorldServer translation kits and XLIFF

Support for PO, RESX and RC file formats

Support for the LISA Term Base eXchange (TBX)

Integration to the Asia Online machine translation system

Integration to the Translation Matching feature of the TAUS Data Association

A new storage system for translation memories (TMs) that offers improved leverage performance and better scalability for large TMs

Office 2003 and Office 2007 Windows 7 converters

Access controls for TMs

“GlobalSight 8.0 is much more than just an improvement in our technology. Our GlobalSight product range provides the backbone for achieving total open platform localization solutions.” said Derek Coffey, Vice President of Technology & Professional Services at Welocalize. ” We continually strive to develop localization solutions which are flexible, scalable and allow our clients to transform the way they translate.”

For more information, click here to read the GlobalSight 8.0 release notes. Welocalize will host a GlobalSight demo on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 12.30pm ET. The free webinar will walk through basic features and functionality, outline integration points with GlobalSight and provide installation and configuration training. Click here to register today! On March 22nd, 2011 at 12.30pm ET, Welocalize will host a webinar covering the new features and functionality released in the 8.0 version. Click here to register for the March 22nd webinar…

About Welocalize

Welocalize offers integrated globalization services and products for the fluid and rapid deployment of enterprise content and applications to international markets. We provide globalization consulting, translation, localization, testing solutions and enterprise translation management tools that are optimized to be able to deliver on-demand translation in over 100 languages.

Our clients include Autodesk, Inc.; Canon; Cisco Systems; Computer Associates; IBM; Microsoft; Sun and Symantec. With over 400 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, Germany, UK, Ireland, Japan and China. Please visit www.welocalize.com for more information.

About GlobalSight

GlobalSight is a collaborative, open source initiative to develop a flexible and sustainable Translation Management System (TMS) that leverages the best ideas and addresses the shared needs of the industry. In this non-captive community, participants are free to discuss, discover and build upon a translation process automation tool that provides choice and flexibility—and can be shared by all.

The direction and development of the GlobalSight Open Source Initiative is dictated by community members. For more information and to join the community, please visit www.globalsight.com.

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