Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much does Setare cost?
We provide our publishing services for an annual subscription fee. The subscription fee is based on the nature of your publishing activities. The fee is fixed and does not vary based on the number of pages or documents published.

The fees include practically unlimited publishing, support, upgrades and all infrastructure costs (except your costs to communicate with the Setare platform).

Contact us for a quick discussion and quotation.

How quickly can Setare publish my content?

Setare uses the fastest technology available.  The time taken to publish a document depends on the length of the document and its complexity. 

Here are some benchmarks for publishing a standard or adoption as a PDF, as HTML or as PDF+HTML from XML:

PDF only

HTML only PDF and HTML simultaneously
30 pages of text and light graphics ~12 seconds ~9 seconds ~14 seconds
90 pages of text, tables and graphics ~30 seconds ~11 seconds ~32 seconds
850 pages of text, heavy tables, equations ~20 minutes ~45 seconds ~23 minutes

 

Here are some benchmarks for publishing a PDF adoption from PDF contents:

PDF
30 pages of mixed text and graphics ~35 seconds
90 pages of text, tables and graphics ~35 seconds
850 pages of text, heavy tables, equations ~60 seconds

*Benchmark times are for processing on the Setare platform and exclude the time to upload source material or download results since this is dependent on the network connection.   For the same document, times can sometimes vary by up to 20% due to conditions at the cloud hosted service.

How is the Setare platform hosted?

The Setare platform is hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud.  The infrastructure and its security are managed for us by Innovate.  Innovate are a Microsoft Gold partner and ISO 9001 certified.