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MetaCommunications releases Virtual Ticket™ 2013 for Esko

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MetaCommunications releases Virtual Ticket™ 2013 for Esko

May 16, 2013 - 02:47

IOWA CITY, IA, May 16, 2013 (Press Release) -MetaCommunications today announced the release of a new version of Virtual Ticket specifically designed for use with Esko’s line of pre-production software and the packaging industry. This new version is tightly integrated with Esko’s Automation Engine and WebCenter, and includes over 200 new features. The product will make its debut at EskoWorld 2013 in Phoenix, AZ on May 19th.

Virtual Ticket 2013 for Esko’s pre-production products is compatible with Esko’s XML and JDF standards and provides affordable front-end business management including electronic ticketing, customer relationship management, order entry, business workflow & scheduling, specification repositories, brand asset management, and management of email.

"This specialized version of Virtual Ticket leverages Esko’s pre-production workflow tools and provides a solution that starts with the sales process and manages all the intricacies of getting a project to the shop floor or to a vendor," says Robert Long, President of MetaCommunications. "Using Virtual Ticket, users can manage the business side of projects and interact with Automation Engine by launching workflows, proofs, and interacting with others via WebCenter."

Some of the new or updated features available in Virtual Ticket 2013 for Esko include:

  • Integration with Esko Automation Engine and Esko WebCenter
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Customizable Job Ticket Database
  • Email and File Management
  • Brand and Art Catalog Management
  • Easy to Use Role-based Dashboards
  • Access to a Library of Turnkey Solutions
  • Business Workflow Scheduling

MetaCommunications is offering a promotional rebate on the cost of Esko’s Automated Job Creation (XML) Module at EskoWorld 2013 in Phoenix, AZ or directly from their website. Find out more at the MetaCommunications booth in the PartnerZone or by visiting

Virtual Ticket for Esko's pre-production products is available immediately as an on-premise solution or hosted in the cloud. The on-premise edition starts at $1995. Esko's Automated Job Creation (XML) Module is required and sold separate. JDF integration is available for an additional charge. Virtual Ticket may be purchased from MetaCommunications or any of its authorized resellers.