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Interstate Selects Foxit(R) Reader for Enterprise PDF Viewing

FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 -- Foxit Corporation, an Amazon-invested leading software provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced that the Interstate Companies has selected Foxit Reader to be their standard enterprise PDF reader.

Interstate Companies is the parent company of a diversified group of businesses servicing a wide territory that includes Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. With over 50 years of dependable service and over 1,300 employees, Interstate is a diverse company offering a single, comprehensive source to their customers in the areas of:

  • Diesel Engines and Allison Transmissions
  • Power Generation
  • Bearing Systems
  • Transport Refrigeration
  • Assembly Systems
  • Freightliner truck sales, service, and parts

Interstate's desktop IT environment is distributed across 27 sites and use virtual desktop technology. They had been using Adobe® Reader as their corporate standard but users were complaining that it was too slow when launching documents and when scrolling through documents. To address these issues, Interstate ran a pilot of Foxit Reader for their Warranty Department. After the successful pilot where Foxit Reader ran much faster and smoother, Interstate replaced Adobe Reader with Foxit Reader on their gold desktop image. Interstate is now in the process of gradually migrating Adobe Acrobat® Pro licenses to Foxit PhantomPDF™ to create, edit, collaborate on, and convert PDF documents.

"We are heavy users of PDF -- we use it for the parts, service, and manual websites; interacting with customers and suppliers; and internally in departments such as accounting, human resources, marketing, etc.," said Ben Miller, Network Administrator for Interstate. "As a result, we require a solution that is fast, affordable, and secure, and Foxit delivers."

"Foxit provides Business Ready PDF solutions that are sensible alternatives to Adobe Reader and Acrobat," said Philip G. Lee, VP of Enterprise Sales at Foxit Corporation. "PDF is very important to enterprises, so it is good for enterprises to have viable choices in PDF suppliers."

Customers choose Foxit products since they are fast, affordable, secure, and easy to deploy. With over 130 million users, award winning Foxit PDF solutions have been chosen by over 90,000 customers in over 150 countries. Since Foxit products are ISO 32000-1 / PDF 1.7 standard compliant, they are compatible with other PDF products like those from Adobe. For more information, contact Foxit at www.foxitsoftware.com or at 1-866-MYFOXIT.

About Foxit Corporation
Foxit Corporation is an Amazon-invested company at the forefront of cost-effective electronic document solutions. Customers of Foxit's award-winning products include major technology and healthcare companies, global financial services firms, and government agencies. Founded in 2001, Foxit Corporation believes in innovative, standards-based technology and unrivalled customer support, with a deep commitment to sustainable, environmentally sound products and services.

Foxit is a registered trademark of Foxit Corporation. Other trademarked names or terms used in this document are the properties of their respective owners.

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