Jun 28, 2011
Hippo is expanding in Germany with new partner Satzmedia
While Hippo CMS is widely used in North American companies, the partnership of Hippo and Satzmedia first time offers professional open source solutions for content-rich, complex and international websites in the German market. This is possible through the rich-featured Java Open Source Web Content Management of Hippo and its intuitive editorial handling.
With the standard open source system Satzmedia can concentrate on the individual requirements and technical interfaces for customers and yet offer shorter project timetables and release cycles for new features. Satzmedias focus onto the channels “web”, “mobile” and “social” is well supported by the context-aware publication functionality in the Hippo CMS.
Jeroen Verberg, CEO at Hippo, says: “Interest from Germany has been increasing rapidly and therefore we are excited to have Satzmedia sign up as Hippo partner. Their top tier customer base, open source experience and highly skilled team makes it a great fit.”
An important requirement of Satzmedia was to seamlessly integrate Hippo CMS into the standard shop system alixa®. With the integration into Liferay, Hippo supports the underlying portal architecture of alixa® and therefore makes it an attractive alternative for the simple alixa® build-in CMS.
“Our strategic decision has been reaffirmed to use and integrate open source enterprise solutions only." says Christian Satz, Founder and Managing Director of Satzmedia.
For companies looking for an internet-based solution for managing information, communication and transaction, this partnership offers seamless solutions on content, commerce and community across all channels.
About Satzmedia GmbH:
The Satzmedia GmbH, founded in 1999 and located in Hamburg, Germany, develops and customizes web based e-business solutions. It advises and supports companies who want to improve their business processes through the use of Internet technologies. Satzmedia’s main focus are international e-commerce applications as well as content and product management solutions. Customers like Compass, EUROPART, HellermannTyton, OTTO and Montblanc are longtime customers who trust in individualized web solutions by Satzmedia.
About Hippo B.V.:
Hippo sets the standard for how organizations can empower their audience to engage with content. Hippo CMS powers some of the largest and most visited web properties in the world and is the first Web Content Management solution to deliver context-aware content for its customers. Hippo’s broad capabilities enable both marketers and technology teams to build world-class content delivery platforms. Featuring an enterprise-class development environment and powerful, yet intuitive editing capabilities, Hippo CMS enables a true, open and context-aware content strategy.
Hundreds of both public and private organizations use Hippo’s content platform to manage and deliver thousands of web properties including Thomson/Reuters, Indiana University, Dolce & Gabbana, the University of Southern California, the Dutch Libraries & the Government of the Netherlands.
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