and Vasont have just developed a product integration relationship to better address the needs of publishing clients. is a software provider for enterprise XML authoring; Vasont builds single-source ECM systems that help manage and store multilingual content. In particular, the pairing will yield an extension that allows Xpress Author for Microsoft Word users to access, deposit, search for and reuse content kept in Vasont databases. Word users will also be able to build XML documents that include sophisticated data structures (think DITA) for multi-channel publishing.