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United Press International (UPI) is a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

UPI uses PHP to license and distribute its content directly to print outlets, online media and to thousands of businesses, policy groups and academic institutions worldwide. Its audience consists of millions of decision-makers who depend on it to deliver news content quickly and reliability to their doorstep, allowing them to make better business or policy decisions.

The Solution: Zend Studio and Zend Platform

When UPI's management lost faith in ColdFusion and its future, the company turned to PHP 5 as their Web application language of choice and selected Zend's best-of-breed products to get the job done.

Using Zend Studio and Zend Platform in conjunction, UPI was able to institute development best practices from the onset and manage a safe migration quickly and efficiently. Zend Studio allowed UPI to document the code on-the-fly, enabling design structures and conventions to be shared across the development team. With Zend Platform applications

For more information on United Press International, please visit www.upi.com.

“Zend Platform and Zend Studio work great together to accelerate development best practices and enable a small team to produce big results.”

Kyle Bertelsen Senior Web Applications Developer, United Press International

“ColdFusion is a really good platform as far as rapid application development, but we were having a lot of problems with scalability and uptime. Using PHP, we've solved these problems and have used Zend solutions to institute best practices for our developers to ensure a high degree of reliability moving forward.”

Kyle Bertelsen Senior Web Applications Developer, United Press International