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Jul 20, 2011

Smile becomes Hippo CMS partner


Jeroen Verberg, Hippo CEO explains: "Open Source has been taken very seriously in France and there's therefore a lot of expertise. Hippo is proud to partner with the premier dedicated open source consultancy firm in Europe. With Hippo CMS true enterprise capabilities for multi-lingual and global brand management Smile now has an optimal platform to service multi-national industries".

Hippo CMS, technological and functional assets

Hippo CMS is an open source CMS in the JAVA environment. This CMS is often used in northern countries, the United States and in the Netherlands. This project is in constant evolution and is currently 7.6 JSR 170 versions. Well designed technically, Hippo CMS offers real advantages for the integration of a developer’s functional need. These efforts enable a quick handling of the solution. The user interface is ergonomic and functional, it includes the main functionalities expected from a quality CMS, especially the creation of content, multilingualism, templating and direct content editing.

"With this partnership we are very happy to add the leading Dutch CMS to our Java based products portfolio. This collaboration will help Hippo grow in the countries served by Smile and allow Smile to reinforce its position as the leading Open Source Solutions integrator in the Benelux market as well as in Europe. Our teams are already fully trained and ready to propose this powerful solution to our demanding Enterprise customers. One of our differentiating advantages will be our ability to easily and seamlessly integrate Hippo CMS with the other Open Source products of our portfolio, think of eCommerce or BI tools for instance", underlines Patrice Bertrand, Smile CEO.

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