Penguin Random House U.K. Selects Ingram to Manage and Distribute Digital Content Worldwide


LONDON – Ingram Content Group, today announced that Penguin Random House U.K. will extend the use of its digital asset management and delivery platform, CoreSource®, offered through Lightning Source Inc., to manage content and deliver e-books and digital audio books to readers worldwide.

Penguin Random House will roll out Ingram's CoreSource platform, which Penguin currently uses, to its U.K. publishing offices, as well as to international offices in Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa, providing a simple but broad solution for content distribution.

"Penguin Random House knows the importance of making the right titles available, at the right time and to the right audience," said Marcus Woodburn, Vice President of Digital Products, Ingram Content Group Inc. "At Ingram, we’re pleased to use our comprehensive technology, solutions and worldwide connectivity to help their content go further and to provide tools that will help them to effectively distribute their best-in-class audio and digital content."

Penguin Random House joins other leading publishers that have selected CoreSource as their worldwide digital asset management platform of choice including, Canongate,  Hachette U.K., Pearson, Taylor & Francis, Workman and many others.

Ingram’s CoreSource platform is an easy-to-use, online solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content. The CoreSource platform provides a secure, searchable content repository and delivery system connected to the largest available network of retailers, library suppliers and other e-book and digital audio providers, allowing publishers to move digital content easily and swiftly from their organization to any channel partner globally.

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About Ingram
Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.