2013-09-04 16:08:21 - Five New Partners Deliver Services Across the Globe:
Cysnet, Edicos, Ilscipio, Interone & Ray Sono
Magnolia, the open source Java content management system (CMS) company, today announced record partner growth, as the company confirmed a further five new partners delivering services across Spain, Latin America and DACH. The new Magnolia partners span all areas of web development from specialist online branding and communications, through online and mobile applications, to specialist eCommerce consultancy and integration.
“Our partners are winning a lot of business through Magnolia and this is reflected in the growing interest from new agencies,” explains Dominik Steinacher, Head of Sales and Partner Management at Magnolia. “We do all our customer implementations through the partner network, which has grown by 20 percent in the past 6 months. Even with this growth, we are still actively seeking
new partners to fulfil on customer demand, which has increased by 75 percent in the last year.”
Between them, the five new partners (detailed below) also account for an impressive client portfolio of their own, with customers including: BMW, GMX, Lufthansa, Mail.com, Mini, O2, OSRAM, Schweppes and Unilever.
“Our company is built around our partners and community, so this growth is vital confirmation that we are getting things right,” comments Pascal Mangold, co-founder and CEO of Magnolia. “Magnolia 5 is an extremely powerful, flexible and open platform. With so many new and varied partners, we can’t wait to see where they take it.”
For more information on the Magnolia partner program and the growing opportunities with Magnolia 5, readers can visit: http://www.magnolia-cms.com/partners
About the New Partners:
Based in Pamplona, Northern Spain, Cysnet is a web application developer specialising in the healthcare market.
edicos is a full IT service provider specialising in corporate web development and online enterprise applications. With 45 staff in offices across Germany (Hannover, Cologne, Munich) and Switzerland (Rapperswil-Jona) edicos has already worked with over 100 corporate clients throughout Europe, including 3Banken IT, Bühler Group, KfW Bankengruppe, Leica Geosystems, OSRAM, Siemens, VHV insurance, Voith and Volkswagen.
“Magnolia is technically brilliant and suitable for SMEs, as well as large enterprise solutions. It forms the perfect bridge between a Java-based open source and Enterprise CMS", comments Stefan Thomé, head of edicos." We are excited about Magnolia CMS 5. The touch-optimized user interface is unique and two to three years ahead of the market. Responsive web design and mobile websites are becoming the standard. With Magnolia 5 we now also customize the authoring environment and the future of our mobile customers, and are therefore well prepared for the increasing demand for touch-enabled interfaces.”
Based in Giessen, central Germany, Ilscipio is a full-service web agency with a focus on online and mobile commerce. The company offers consultancy, technical development and support for the implementation of eCommerce-oriented ERP systems and complex content management infrastructures. Ilscipio is an active committer to Apache OFBiz, a top-level open source ERP framework by the renowned Apache Software Foundation.
“We see a massive potential in the combination of Magnolia CMS and the Apache OFBiz ERP Framework,” comments Paul Piper, managing director at Ilscipio. “The shift towards the digital world is costly and the market lacks products that offer the necessary flexibility. Our customers see the combination of leading open source tools as a way to build more innovative solutions that fit like a glove without the risk of vendor lock-ins.”
Interone is an innovative digital communications agency with a focus on campaigns, digital services and building platforms .With one of the largest engineering departments in the German agency market, Interone combines creative excellence with technical skills. The company is spread across offices in Hamburg, Duesseldorf and Munich and works with some of the world’s largest and most recognised brands, including: BMW, Unilever, O2, Schweppes, Deutsche Post.
“Interone combines technology with creativity to produce sustainable, state-of-the art solutions” comments Franziska von Lewinski, CEO at Interone. “So is Magnolia 5, it is a versatile and very flexible tool which is perfect for us.”
Ray Sono AG is a full-service digital agency with expertise in UX and Usability as well as Java Web Applications and CMS. Founded in 1992, the agency now has 140 employees serving leading brands such as Austrian Airlines, BMW, DATEV, Deutsche Bahn, Knorr-Bremse, Linde, Lufthansa, MAN, Miles & More, Siemens, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Südtirol Marketing.
“Magnolia 5 ticks all the boxes for our agency focus: a continuous, multi-channel user experience, combined with an ordered, enterprise Java back-end system,” comments Christoph Ramm, Managing Partner at Ray Sono.
Magnolia is an open Java CMS that delivers smartphone simplicity on an enterprise-scale. The mobile-inspired HTML5 user interface works through customisable, task-focused Apps, a notification stream called the Pulse, and a system of Favorites for quickly accessing the workspace. Magnolia CMS allows organizations to orchestrate online services, sales and marketing across all digital channels, maximizing the impact of every touchpoint.
Magnolia’s open source CMS technology, support of open standards such as CMIS and JCR, as well as integration with the Spring Framework, enable developers to unlock back-end systems and third-party applications.
Magnolia CMS enterprise customers include: Abbott Diabetes Care, Allianz, Atlassian, DFAS, EADS, ING Bank, Foxtel, Michelin, Pirelli, Sony, TeliaSonera and US Navy. Magnolia is used in more than 100 countries across the world by governments and leading FORTUNE 500 enterprises.
Magnolia International Ltd. is the creator of both the Open Source Community Edition and Enterprise Licensed Editions of the Magnolia CMS. Full global service, support, implementation, consulting and training for enterprise clients are delivered by Magnolia in collaboration with its international network of qualified partners. Find out more about Magnolia at: http://www.magnolia-cms.com