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Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited (An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company) B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 India T +91.11.22756496, 22750658 F +91.11.22791327 U www.4Cplus.com

4Cplus: Company & Infrastructure


4Cplus is a technology solutions company with a core focus on print and new media. 4Cplus has developed products and solutions for newspapers that include editorial systems, page planning systems, digital asset management systems, e-paper/ digital publishing systems and an ERP that has modules for all business areas like advertisement, circulation, subscription, CRM, business analytics, materials management, financial accounting, fixed assets and HR & payroll. The team at 4Cplus has been working with the leading newspapers of India since 1989 and has developed cutting edge applications for the newspaper publishing industry. 4Cplus is a total solutions company that strives to provide all technology related services to newspapers and magazines. 4Cplus today is a 150 people company with development facilities in New Delhi and Mumbai. The 110 software engineers and consultants at 4Cplus have deep domain knowledge of the mission critical working of newspapers and are skilled on latest programming languages using industry standard RDBMS. 4Cplus provides managed web server hosting services for mission critical applications like editorial systems, ERP modules, corporate Intranets, high traffic media websites/ portals and e-commerce websites. 4Cplus has over 70 web servers in India and USA. 4Cplus is an authorized Quark XTensions Developer , Adobe ASN partner, member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) and Microsoft Empower/ ISV. The development facilities of 4Cplus have Macs, Intel PCs and staging servers. The offices have 100% power backup through UPS systems and diesel generators. Internet connectivity is through multiple leased lines and radio link. DSL, ISDN and telephone lines are also available for redundant connectivity to the Internet. 4Cplus is a financially sound and profit making company managed by a team of first generation entrepreneurs. The 4Cplus products, solutions and services drive most of the major Indian newspapers. 4Cplus also has installations in Nepal, Dubai, Qatar and Mauritius. 4Cplus has a subsidiary Vast Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd. a media hub that provides outsourcing services to publishers led by a skilled team backed by cutting edge technology. The media hub provides desk top publishing, page designing, content outsourcing, color correction, digitization, billing and collection services. Vast Digital Publishing also manages an online magazine store www.eZineMart.com that provides turnkey digitization, e-commerce, online archival solution that is multimedia and social networking enabled.

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

Domain Expertise
4Cplus has executed large and very newspapers and new media companies. Areas of domain expertise of 4Cplus are Editorial Systems for Newspapers and Magazines Digital Asset Management and Archival Systems ERP Solution for Media Companies Display and Classified Advertisement Management (Booking, scheduling, billing and accounts receivable/ credit control) Circulation, Subscription and CRM Press Analysis Module (Business Analytics) Human Resource Management System and Payroll Materials Management (Newsprint, Stores and Procurement) Financial Accounting and Fixed Assets Page Planning Systems e-Paper and e-Magazine Solutions Indian Language and Non-roman font face design and solutions Development of News and Classified Portals Hosting of High Traffic Media Portals, Secure Intranets and Enterprise Solutions Media Hub for Outsourced Services (Vast Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd.) complex implementations for

The above solutions have been implemented at many newspapers in India and abroad. Some key customers are: Dainik Jagran is Indias largest read newspaper (Source: Indian Readership Survey) published from 32 printing locations. Dainik Jagran has a circulation of over 2 million and has a readership of over 19.2 million (Source: Indian Readership Survey 2005, round 2). The group has been using 4Cplus software CIO|365 since 1988. The group was the first customer to implement NewsWrap editorial system and also uses eDaily Sakshi is a new Telugu newspaper launched in 2008 simultaneously from 24 printing centers with a starting print run of over 1.4 million copies. Sakshi went live from the launch day on NewsWrap, CIO|365: Media, Layout-X and eDaily. Daily News and Analysis (DNA) is an English language newspaper launched on July 30, 2005 from Mumbai. DNA is the second largest English newspaper published from Mumbai and

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

has a circulation of 250,000. The newspaper consists of 5 to 6 sections a day with the financial pages branded DNA Money printed on salmon pink newsprint also being sold as a stand alone financial newspaper. The newspaper went live from the day of launch on NewsWrap, CIO|365: Media (All modules), Layout-X and eDaily. The implementation was completed in 4 months.

Bhaskar Group is Indias largest newspaper group. The group publishes Dainik Bhaskar, a leading Hindi daily of India and Divya Bhaskar, Gujarati language frontrunner. According to the national readership survey (NRS) 2006, Bhaskar Group of Newspapers has been described as Number One in the country (all languages). It is the largest read newspaper group in India with 26.5 Million readers. The Bhaskar group along with Zee TV launched Daily News & Analysis (DNA) from Mumbai in July 2005. The Mumbai edition was followed by editions from Pune and Bangalore. The Bhaskar group uses NewsWrap the 4Cplus editorial system at over 40 print locations. The digital editions of the group are powered by the eDaily ePaper solution. The group has also installed system the and CIO|365 advertisement management

Layout-X page planning system.

Mail Today is a startup newspaper launched by a joint venture between Daily Mail (UK) and India Today group. Mail Today has been live on NewsWrap, 4C|DAMS, CIO|365, Layout-X and the ePaper of Mail Today www.MailToday.in is outsourced to 4Cplus

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

NewsWrap - Editorial System


NewsWrap is an Integrated Editorial Management System (IEMS) for print media. 4Cplus started development of the product in 2000, and NewsWrap was launched at Ifra Publish Asia 2002, Bangkok. Today NewsWrap is the largest selling editorial system in India. It has been implemented at 29 newspapers and has over 5,000 editorial users across 100+ printing centers spread all over India, Nepal, Dubai, Doha and Mauritius. The second version of NewsWrap launched in 2006 is browser based making NewsWrap the only multilingual web based editorial system for print media. Customers Daily Ajit Dainik Jagran Divya Bhaskar Hindustan Rajasthan Patrika Dainik Navjyoti Sakshi DLA Media Lok Satta Jan Satta Annapoorna Post Nai Dunia Kantipur Rashtra Deepika Dinakaran Daily Thanthi Prabhat Khabar Dainik Mahamedha Prahaar Peoples Samachar Pudhari Economic & Political Weekly Indo Asian News Agency (IANS) The Qatar Tribune (Qatar) The Indian Express The Financial Express The Emirates Post (Dubai) The Hindustan Times* Mail Today Business Standard The Himalayan Times (Nepal) DNA Republica (Nepal) Le Matinal (Mauritius) Deshonnati Hari Bhoomi Pudhari Swadesh Daily Kantipur (Nepal) Nava Bihar Aaj Samaaj Punya Nagari

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

4C|DAMS - Digital Asset Management System


4C|DAMS is the Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) designed specially to meet the unique requirements of media companies. 4C|DAMS helps media archivists to archive content that may be retrieved by editorial and advertisement users. The system is capable of tracking copyrights, syndication/ reuse conditions, track usage history and many other powerful features that help journalists make stories more analytical. 4C|DAMS has a web based retrieval module. 4C|DAMS helps a publication manage the digital files and provides the following benefits: Search archived articles Search images (Photographs, Graphics and Cartoons) Search archived audio, video and multimedia files Press clippings from other publications Advertisement Material

Customers Daily Ajit Dainik Jagran Divya Bhaskar Hindustan Rajasthan Patrika Dainik Navjyoti Sakshi DLA Media Lok Satta Jan Satta Annapoorna Post Nai Dunia Kantipur Rashtra Deepika Dinakaran Daily Thanthi Prabhat Khabar Dainik Mahamedha Prahaar Peoples Samachar Pudhari Economic & Political Weekly Indo Asian News Agency (IANS) The Qatar Tribune (Qatar) The Indian Express The Financial Express The Emirates Post (Dubai) The Hindustan Times* Mail Today Business Standard The Himalayan Times (Nepal) DNA Republica (Nepal) Le Matinal (Mauritius) Deshonnati Hari Bhoomi Pudhari Swadesh Daily Kantipur (Nepal) Nava Bihar Aaj Samaaj Punya Nagari

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

CIO|365: Media The 4Cplus ERP Solution for Newspapers


Different industries need different technology solutions. 4Cplus has developed enterprise solutions that can quickly be customized to suit not only publishing industry but can be tailor made for organizations as well. 4Cplus understands the dynamics of the publishing business how they work, what they need to stay competitive and the 24 x 7 x 365 working culture under tight deadlines. CIO|365: Media Your Chief Information Officer, 365 days a year CIO365 delivers fast, reliable and accurate MIS round the clock. It enables transactions for all business areas and seamlessly integrates all the departments like advertisement, distribution, accounts receivable/ credit control, accounts, finance, fixed assets, human resources management system, payroll, materials management (stores), and logistics. The Advertisement modules consist of advertisement booking, billing and scheduling. There is a powerful accounts receivable package that is tightly integrated with the booking engine to control credit and accounts receivables. There is also an Internet transaction and booking server that allows Publishers to extend the booking system to key advertising agencies, franchisees, major advertisers and even classified advertisers over the Internet. The press analysis module for business analytics allows publishers to track ad spends and volumes in competitive publications. The system also generates alerts for missed ads or campaigns that are forwarded automatically to the space marketers. Reports with graphs can be generated on multiple parameters like category, ad tyoe, segment or sector, region, team, etc. The distribution system consists of circulation management for trade & institutional sales and subscription module for direct sales. The customer relationship management module allows Publishers to service readers. The financial accounting and fixed assets management modules help track income and expenditure by printing unit or company. Combined statements are also available. The system also tracks actual expenditures against budgeted figures and raises alerts for deviations. An extensive workflow based on rights ensures that all monies are tracked. The materials management is divided into two sub modules one for general stores and the second for newsprint inventory management. The payroll and human resource management system allows HR managers to hire, retain and nurture talent. The payroll system is capable of handling wage board recommendations.

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

Customers Mail Today Sakshi Yuva Business Standard Chitralekha/ G Dainik Bhaskar Divya Bhaskar Dainik Jagran Deshonnati DNA (Mumbai) The Emirates Post Sakaal

The Hindustan Times Ltd. The Mid-Day Prabhat Khabar Pudhari Kantipur (Nepal) Raj Express Tehelka The Tribune The Emirates Post (Dubai) Nai Dunia Shree Ambika Printers Prahaar
Punya Nagari

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

Layout-X Page Planning System for Newspapers


Layout X is the Page Planning system used by newspapers to place advertisements in newspaper page templates. Layout X does the page planning of advertisements to be carried in a publication and creates advertisement dummies for newspapers on the fly. All premium/ guaranteed; ordinary ads and color; black & white ads are automatically placed. System has checks to prevent ads of competitors, same companies going on same page. If required, all advertisements of a product category can be placed on one page for advertisement supplements (ex. Real estate ads for a special feature on Realty) Layout-X also has an administrative interface to drag and drop ads for final manual modifications that may be required to be carried out manually. The pages produced in Layout-X are transferred to Quark XPress or Adobe InDesign/ CS templates which are then made available to the editorial. Layout-X is integrated with the CIO|365 advertisement booking scheduling system or any third party booking system ex. SAP IS/ Media. Customers Mail Today Deccan Herald Indian Express Financial Express Business Standard Daily News & Analysis (DNA) Dainik Bhaskar Divya Bhaskar Prabhat Khabar The Mid-Day The Tribune (Chandigarh) Nai Dunia Hindustan Times Loksatta Jansatta and

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

Digital Publishing eDaily and 4C-eZine


eDaily - The 4Cplus e-paper solution eDaily is the web based digital edition of the print edition. It is an exact replica of the printed newspaper on the web. The eDaily is generated from the Quark XPress/ InDesign/ PDF pages. The advantages of eDaily are the following: Provides the daily newspaper in broadsheet format online Helps improve readership survey ratings (masthead recognition) Provides search facility to visitors on stories and advertisements Reduces billing paperwork and logistics through digital voucher tear sheets Generate revenue by making access paid for visitors Archival solution that supports analog issues also Interactive (Speech, Discussion, Save Clippings, Share, etc.) 4C-eZine - The 4Cplus e-magazine solution (flash based) 4C-eZine is the e-Magazine solution for publishing magazines on the web. The input required is PDF (editable). 4C-eZine offers the following benefits: Readers can access digital edition anywhere anytime Flip page functionality Search stories and advertisements Value added services for advertisers pop-up ads, play TV commercials, run surveys and contests Online archival Interactive features like discussion board, speech, feedback, slideshow, view text, save clippings, download PDF, etc. Sampling and trial with free or paid access for registered users Customers Mail Today Daily News & Analysis (DNA) Dainik Bhaskar Dainik Jagran Yahoo! Divya Bhaskar Daily Thanthi Prabhat Khabar The Mid-Day Hari Bhoomi DLA Media Dinakaran Tamil Murasu The New Indian Express Dinamani Kannada Prabha India Today Business Today

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

Font Typeface Design & Software for DTP in Asian Scripts


4Cplus has developed a solution to facilitate typing in Indian languages. The software comes with a large number of font type face families and supports multiple keyboards. It is compatible with Windows 98, 2000, NT, XP, 2003 and supports all major industry standard applications like Quark XPress, Corel Draw, Adobe CS, MS Office, etc. The software also has a spell check for Hindi and other major languages. 4Cplus provides also provides consultancy and undertakes custom font designing assignments. Custom fonts designed and developed by 4Cplus are being used by leading publishers in India. The other 4Cplus font solutions/ services are: Development of dynamic web fonts Unicode, Open Type, True Type and Postscript fonts for print and online media

Customers Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi Print and Web) Dainik Jagran (Hindi Print and Web) Dainik Navjyoti (Hindi Print) Divya Bhaskar Hindustan (Hindi Print) Sangbad Pratidin (Bengali Print) Swatantra Chetna (Hindi Print) World Bank (Kannada Web) Sambad (Oriya Print) Nava Bihar (Hindi Print) DLA (Hindi Print) 4D Woman (Hindi Print)

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

MediaWrap CMS for Portals and Internet Projects


MediaWrap is the 4Cplus Content Management and Web Publishing Solution and is available with user interfaces (MS Word/ Quark XPress/ Star Office). MediaWrap comes with powerful features that allow content writers to file stories, format the content, identify the key words and related stories, assign a date of release and publish the content across multiple platforms like print, Internet, WAP and AV. 4Cplus has developed many media portals, B2B applications, classified portals and corporate websites. Many websites are seamlessly connected to editorial systems and advertising systems allowing for content to be repurposed easily with minimal duplication of effort.

Customers
www.lexpress.mu www.PTI.in http://www.beta.LiveHindustan.com www.OutlookTraveller.com www.OutlookIndia.com www.OutlookMoney.com www.HindustanTimes.com www.livehindustan.com www.Tehelka.com www.Inomy.com www.IndiaTimes.com www.GoodMorningStar.com www.TheHoot.org www.Techgoss.com www.SaharaTime.com www.SaharaWeekly.com www.Mahamedha.com www.AIM.org.in www.Jagran.com www.AmarUjala.com www.DownToEarth.org.in ABP Online Classifieds Hindustan Times Online Classifieds for Quick Booking Centers and Business Associates

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com

Managed Web Server Hosting and Corporate Email Solutions


4Cplus has 50 web servers co-located at the TATA VSNL Internet Data Center (IDC) at Delhi and at CyberCon in the USA. 4Cplus provides dedicated, co-located and virtual web server hosting to over 400 customers. These include high traffic and mission critical applications like media portals, web based ERP/ enterprise solutions, call centers, Intranets, corporate email and websites. Key Customers Candico-Bakeman Group Dwarikesh Sugar Industries Ltd. Dainik Jagran Group La Sentinelle Ltd. Press Trust of India (PTI) exevo inc. Hindustan Times DLA Media ING Vysya Bank IDBI Bank ICRA Indian Oil Limited Indian Railways JuriMatrix Legal Offshore Services Nuurrie Media Limited Outlook Group of Publications Pepsico/ Frito-Lay (India) Sahara India Parivar The Hero Group The Media Foundation Tehelka

Four C Plus (Internet) Company Limited. B-14, Shashi Garden, Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Delhi - 110 091 INDIA T +91-11-22756497, 22750658, 22754177 F +91-11-22791327 U www.4Cplus.com E contact@4Cplus.com