The publishing services company Firebrand Technologies will now be handling digital content distribution and metadata services for Simon & Schuster. Through the deal, Firebrand will handle S&S's digital content distribution for sales, POD and ensure its titles are compatible with services like NetGalley. Moving forward, S&S will now distribute content and metadata in the ONIX format to its partners.

Firebrand services approximately 30 publishers for digital distribution and several hundred for metadata distribution.