Crownpeak Technology Forms Strategic Alliance With Genex
CrownPeak Technology announces a strategic alliance with Internet consulting and development firm Genex, to provide hosted content management services to Genex and its clients
Marina Del Rey, CA (October 14, 2002) —
CrownPeak Technology, the premier content management ASP, today announced a strategic alliance with Internet consulting and development firm Genex (www.genex.com), to provide hosted content management services to Genex and its clients.
Genex will integrate CrownPeak’s Advantage CMS™ hosted content management tool as a proven content management solution for select client engagements, thereby streamlining content management deployment and improving its clients’ overall return on investment. The relationship is Genex’s first with an application service provider.
“This relationship aligns us with the largest Internet consulting and development firm in Los Angeles -- one of the industry's oldest and most respected – and advances our strategic goal of working more closely with developers,” said Jim Howard, CEO, CrownPeak Technology. “Increasingly, developers are looking to hosted services to improve their offerings. Genex is itself a technology powerhouse in Internet development, so it’s especially significant for the company to recognize that the our high quality CMS solution provides both lower cost and dramatically shorter implementation cycles.”
“CrownPeak is a best-of-breed hosted CMS provider that will bring its robust content management technology to various client engagements,” said Walter Schild, CEO and founder, Genex. “Advantage CMS is a remarkably powerful and flexible platform for the full range of content and digital asset management needs. For Genex, the relationship with CrownPeak promises both increased content management functionality and rapid CMS deployment – both of which will substantially benefit our clients.”
Advantage CMS includes flexible templates and powerful developer tools, enabling Genex to customize each CMS implementation to a client’s specific needs, eliminating the need to create a custom content management system from scratch.
CrownPeak Technology’s Advantage CMS provides all the powerful features of a world-class CMS at a fraction of the cost and time commitment required by packaged solutions. Its easy-to-use Web interface enables users to maintain and edit content in any format as text, images, movies or any hybrid medium. The administrative interfaces and application code are hosted on high-availability servers, where CrownPeak backs up, maintains and extends the system. As an enterprise-level content management system, Advantage CMS is highly inter-operable with other systems and applications. Connection options available to developers include SOAP, XML, FTP, HTTP, SMTP and ODBC.
Founded in 1995, Genex (www.genex.com) delivers Internet consulting and development services to Fortune 1000 companies seeking low-risk, high-value strategy, creative, and engineering. The company's focused solutions result in business innovations that enable everyday efficiencies and long-term effectiveness, and thereby increase client ROI and overall competitive advantage. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Genex clients include American Honda Motor Co., Brown & Williamson, CitiStreet, 20th Century Fox, Herman Miller, Honeywell, LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Sterling Commerce and The WB Television Network. Ranked eighth on the 2001 Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 for the Los Angeles area and a member of the Inc. 500, the company maintains offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles.
CrownPeak, the market leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Web Content Management and Optimization solutions, offers online marketers the easiest way to manage, target, publish, and analyze web content on their web sites, micro-sites, mobile media, or landing pages. CrownPeak's enterprise-grade SaaS operates on any web server or platform, and seamlessly integrates with other ECM systems.
Hundreds of organizations, such as Skype, Nissan, Alico, Defenders of Wildlife, EMI Music and the State of Virginia, have realized the value in CrownPeak's renowned ease-of-use, its 24x7 customer support, and guaranteed response times. CrownPeak has been named to EContent’s 100 most influential companies list, has won eWeek’s prestigious Analysts Choice Award and InfoWorld’s Product of the Year Award, and has been named a finalist for Best Customer Service from the American Business "Stevie" Awards for the last three years.
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