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1 Presentation for Widen Champion Contents Branded Login Page and Application About Widen Software as a Service Overview Why Digital Asset Management? Why Widen DAM? Key Features DAM ROI Factors Core Pricing Structure Premedia Services Overview - Technology Direction - Software / Data Security - Implementation, Help Desk & Upgrades Whats Next? Implementation Steps Partial Customers List & Customer UI Samples

2 Branded Login Page

3 Branded Application

4 About Widen Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin Founded 1948 as Widen Engraving photo engraving for local newspapers 50+ years of prepress services 16 years of Digital Asset Management as a service provider 125 customers in over 16 major vertical markets – including: Manufacturing, Healthcare, Medical, Hi-Tech, Education, Hospitality 75,000+ users in over 120 countries

5 Software as a Service Overview Ranked # 3 in SaaS out of 400 DAM providers globally (2007 Frost & Sullivan DAM Markets Report) Hot Company Watch List, Frost & Sullivan, 2007 Best of SaaS Showplace Award Winner, 2009 Adobe licensed software engineers Java technology for cross-platform usage & enterprise integration Web services integration for real-time information exchange Board member – Wisconsin Information Systems Quality Assurance (WISQA), a federation chapter of the Quality Assurance Institute (QAI), a worldwide software quality organization

6 Why Digital Asset Management? Improve Operational Efficiency Increase Brand Consistency improve Return on Marketing Investments Empower Field Sales Channels and Marketing Partners Enhance Brand Management and Accountability Improve Marketing Intelligence

7 Why Widen DAM? Enterprise-class DAM as a hosted service Web-based access and control No capital expenses No burden on internal IT resources Competitively priced on a monthly budget No hidden costs or long-term contracts Quick to realize ROI Quick to deploy in 4-6 weeks Automatic upgrades 4 times per year 99.99% uptime for reliable, secure service Disaster recovery and redundancy Extremely configurable Open standards offer easy integration Scalable to grow with your business We looked at several best-in-class technology platforms, but it was Widen's history of support and service that impressed us and that has shone through in the implementation process and beyond." - Stephen Cassidy, UNICEF My experience with Widen has been excellent. Widen was (and remains) responsive to our needs and inquires, has excellent support staff and worked with us every step of the way to get our implementation up and running. The Widen team's follow through is impeccable. I would recommend Widen to everyone who needs a good DAM solution and a great team to work with." - Kelly McNulty, Young Living Essential Oils

8 Widen Media Collective On-Demand Suite

9 Global 24/7 Web-based Access Secure User Login Required Client-Branded User Interface Quick (Keyword) Search & Category (Browse) Drag & Drop Uploads On-the-fly File Conversions for Images Audio & Video Previews & Transcoding Order Approvals by Admin Before Download Batch Metadata Adding and Editing Instant Asset Downloads Batch Asset Ordering Version Control & Conflicted Assets Handling Unlimited Custom Metadata Types & Fields Implicit Metadata Support (EXIF, IPTC, XMP) Asset History Tracking Roles & Permissions – Robust User Controls Easy to Use User Interface focus on Usability Sophisticated Tracking & Reporting (Analytics application coming Summer 2010 Embed Links Web Publishing Client Site Appliance Implementation Option Collaboration & Approval Tracking Optional Application Ad & Brochure Media Building Optional Application Scalable Infrastructure Web Services Integrations Multi-Level Security, Redundancy & Backups Follow ISO 27001 Information Security Standards Key Features – Widen Media Collective

10 DAM ROI Factors Improve processes – Streamline tasks, increase productivity with creation of new assets, add more time for creative activities, and increase accessibility for repurposing existing assets. Reduce costs – Lower production expenses, reduce costs of manual tasks, eliminate redundant work, cut costs of covering up errors from asset misuse, lower cost of consumables (print, CDs, shipping) and reduce internal IT infrastructure costs. Increase revenues – Gain a competitive advantage with reduced time-to- market and lower development costs of digital media products or marketing communications. Add new profit centers – DAM-enabled infrastructure creates business agility with the ability to quickly repurpose digital content and media services to new markets and new business opportunities. Protect the brand – Eliminate the risk your brand faces from the distribution and publishing of outdated, unreleased or inaccurate product photos.

11 Full service production resources – Creation thru Distribution 50+ years experience of color management and catalog creation Top 10 U.S. supplier of premedia / prepress services Resident experts in color and automation continuously recruited from other industry leaders Participating in Color Advisory Committees for PIA/GATF setting industry standards for color management Internal automation of daily tasks shortens schedules and maintains consistency across print and web channels Premedia Services Overview

12 Technology Direction Widen leverages close customer relationships and internal expertise to Interpret the unarticulated demand of the market Creative Support Workflow Efficiencies Maximize Designer Contributions Streamline Approval Process Marketing Execution Brand Control Global Consistency Message Distribution Sales Enablement The Right Materials for the Right Selling Situation Immediate Access to Collateral Localize and Distribute

13 Customer confidentiality is critical to Widen business operations. Widen provides services to vertical industries and as a result provides services to organizations in competition. Widen has the ability to provide dedicated hardware / software configurations Widen has dedicated personnel for specific accounts focused on meeting the expectations of that customer Widen has secure locations of physical security only accessible through biometrics security Widen follows ISO 27001 security standards Certified by Symantec as a result of passing penetration testing Software / Data Security

14 Implementation, Help Desk & Upgrades Administrative Training Formal sessions on each application Ongoing as needed User Sessions Sales meetings or technology update sessions Webcast and/or video coverage for distribution Technical Support Help desk – Phone, Email, Live Chat Troubleshooting Upgrades Software updates 4 times per year (2 major / 2 minor) Hardware updates every 12-18 months Customization Widen owns the software Discovery, Documentation, Delivery Marketing Support Promotion of release to user groups Ongoing touch points to encourage usage

15 Whats Next 4-6 Week Implementation Schedule Includes: Site survey / kickoff meeting to discuss site configuration and workflow Design, color scheme & logo selection for custom-branded User Interface Send client Firewire drive to offload assets Setup Asset Groups, Roles & Permissions Asset uploads and metadata entry Administrator training Beta site exploration and modification User training







22 Contact Us Widen Enterprises, Inc. 6911 Mangrove Lane Madison, WI 53713 USA Toll Free: 800-444-2828 Local Phone: 608-222-1296 Fax: 608-223-1526

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