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Setting the Standard for Open Content Management Collaboration with Hippo and Nuxeo

Boston, Paris and Amsterdam, the Netherlands – June 14, 2011 – Hippo, a leading vendor of commercial Java Open Source Web Content Management is proud to announce a new technical alliance with Nuxeo, the Open Source Enterprise Content Management (ECM Platform) company.

The two companies have built an ECM/WCM connector based on the OASIS CMIS (Content Management Interoperability Services) standard.  A webinar with a demonstration of this connector will take place on July 20th.

Both Nuxeo and Hippo are open source, Java-based, CMIS-compliant platforms, so the partnership between the two is a natural extension – bringing high value functionality to developers, content architects and end users of both systems.   The Hippo/Nuxeo connector benefits from a high degree of flexibility and ensures that content coming from any source within the organization can be easily integrated into both platforms.  
“The Hippo CMS and Hippo Portal helps empower our customer’s audiences, by driving multi-channel, multi-lingual, multi-site solutions,” said Hippo CEO Jeroen Verberg. “The CMIS connector to Nuxeo applications adds yet another possibility for the online communication of content. And, of course a connector between these two open source, Java-based platforms is quite empowering for organizations who need a scalable system that can grow and integrate with other tools.”

Based on the CMIS standard, the connector allows for content from a Nuxeo-based ECM application to be accessible through a Hippo CMS powered site. Content from Nuxeo ECM applications, such as Nuxeo Document Management, is typically managed by business processes internal to an organization. With this new connector, internal business content can be communicated via any Web based content platform without taking it out of its managed lifecycle. This eliminates the need to duplicate the information, and also maintains the content history, validation workflow, versioning, and associated metadata.  

“The content management acronyms ECM and WCM can be misunderstood, but they are clearly in separate, but complementary domains,” said Nuxeo CEO Eric Barroca. “Nuxeo’s Enterprise Content Management solutions address content-centric business processes that are internal to an organization. Web Content Management communicates information online, to both internal and external audiences. Hippo is a fast-growing company with a top-notch WCM solution, and we are pleased to partner with them.”

The July 20 webinar, featuring a live demo of the Nuxeo / Hippo connector and Q&A session, will be led by Mathijs Brand, Technical Sales Director for Hippo, and Roland Benedetti, VP of Products and Marketing for Nuxeo. 

The connector is currently available as a service offering. Contact Nuxeo or Hippo for more details. 

About Hippo

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.

About Nuxeo

Nuxeo delivers an open source document management application built with a complete, modular and extensible open source platform for enterprise content management. Other packaged applications built with the platform provide solutions for digital asset management and case management. Designed by developers for developers, the Nuxeo Enterprise Platform offers modern technologies, unmatched modularity, a powerful plug-in model and extensive packaging capabilities. Using a fully open source development model, Nuxeo provides a subscription program with software maintenance, technical support and customization tools. Nuxeo ECM is trusted by 1000+ organizations across 145 countries, including Cengage Learning, Pearson Education, AFP News Agency, EllisDon and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company. Nuxeo is dual-headquartered in North America (Boston) and Western Europe (Paris). More information is available at


Contact  For Nuxeo: Gopi Patel pr [AT] nuxeo [DOT] com

For Hippo: Mathijs Brand m.brand [AT] onehippo [DOT] com

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