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RR Donnelley Leverages Google's Leading Search Capabilities to Enhance VenueSM Data Room Application


Familiarity of GoogleTM Search Makes Easy-to-Use Data Room Even More Intuitive

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2009--R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE:RRD) today announced it has enhanced its Venue virtual data room (VDR) solution, using the Google Search Appliance to create a more intuitive and dynamic search tool. The integration of this powerful search technology enriches Venue’s already robust feature set.

Launched in January 2008 as part of RR Donnelley's comprehensive Financial Services offering, Venue has been used by thousands of legal and financial services professionals for the secure storage of millions of pages of documents. By applying Venue’s stringent security and permissioning standards to Google’s proven document indexing platform, RR Donnelley offers its clients Venue's intelligent business results coupled with the familiar Google search interface they have relied on for over a decade.

"Our commitment has always been to provide our clients with the most user-friendly VDR application," said Mark Aiello, RR Donnelley’s Vice President with responsibility for Venue. "By leveraging Google’s enterprise search solution to power the Venue search module, we are able to improve ease of use and generate accurate, relevant results instantly. We will continue to harness the tool’s flexibility and sophistication in our ongoing development and enhancement of Venue."

"The Google Search Appliance packages up the powerful simplicity of and provides businesses with a flexible platform to build a search solution that meets the unique needs of their users," said Michael Lock, Director of North American Sales and Operations at Google. "We are thrilled by the opportunity to help power the Venue interface and to support Venue’s mission to serve its clients with the simplest and most efficient search possible."

Tom Juhase, President of RR Donnelley’s Financial Services offering, added, "Backed by the strength and stability of RR Donnelley, Venue now has the additional advantage of using the Google Search Appliance to create a best-in-class dataroom search tool. This update to the Venue service represents an exciting milestone in the VDR space."

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NYSE:RRD) is the world’s premier full-service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded more than 144 years ago, the company provides products and solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley’s scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions.

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