ContactOffice
Virtual Office
Emakina Academy 8 : Enterprise 2.0
14 June 2007
ContactOffice ?




  Office 2.0 suite of applications
  Collaborative & Messaging solution
  Founded in 2000 by 4 Belgian...
Functionalities

 State-of-the-art Office 2.0 application

Group Organiser          Messaging                 Documents Re...
Functionalities
Functionalities
Functionalities




All of the tools are Integrated in one User-friendly web 2.0 Interface
and allow for Sophisticated Sha...
Integration




      “There is a strong desire to purchase Web 2.0
       technologies — blogs, wikis, podcasts, RSS, soc...
Current Interface

http://www.contactoffice.com
Ajax based Interface

http://beta.contactoffice.com



                                           Help and extra
         ...
Ajax based Interface
                                                                         Click to sort




          ...
Ajax based Interface



                                    •Right-click contextual
                                    me...
Everything can be shared
with users and groups!


Sophisticated Access Right Model at user level

Applications : Individua...
Commercial Model




 Hosted, Security, SLA
 Personalised, Private Label versions
 SSO : LDAP, CAS, RSA ClearTrust, ...
 A...
How big ?


   1 million registrations
   350.000 active accounts
   250.000 paying accounts
   Global, 6 languages
   Pro...
Technologies


OO Architecture :
 Object Oriented Database
 Pure Java Backend (POJOs only)
 Build for scalability


 Clien...
Some happy customers
Why did they choose Contactoffice?


 Accessible at anytime from anywhere
 Reduced costs of acquisition and maintenance
 N...
Case Mobistar: objectives


• Objective: Offer Mobility
  Solution for mail and
  organiser to SME and Soho
  customers in...
Case Mobistar: Approach

• Management of the application on CO servers

• Offer for 3 subscription formulas in combination...
Case Trade Federation: Fnaim

 • Association of real estate experts (France)

 • 800 Members spread over country

 • Offic...
Case Trade Federation: Objectives

• Objective: Share and
  dessiminate information with its
  members

• Offer efficient ...
Case Trade Federation: Approach

• Management of the application on CO servers

• Offer 1 basic subscription to all member...
Case University: Lyon 2

• University of human sciences
  of Lyon

• 24000 students, 3000 staff and
  professors

• At the...
Case University: Objective

• Offer a professional communication and working tool to students,
  staff and faculty

• Tool...
Case University: Approach


• Application was installed from distance on Linux infrastructure

• Integration with Ldap dev...
Other cases:
Electrabel:
 First energy operator in Belgium
 Some categories of Electrabel staff
  use a secured Intranet (...
Life Demo


                 http://www.contactoffice.com
                               or
                 http://beta.c...
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Emakina Academy - ContactOffice - 20070614

  1. 1. ContactOffice Virtual Office Emakina Academy 8 : Enterprise 2.0 14 June 2007
  2. 2. ContactOffice ? Office 2.0 suite of applications Collaborative & Messaging solution Founded in 2000 by 4 Belgian serial internet entrepreneurs Presently more than 350.000 users
  3. 3. Functionalities State-of-the-art Office 2.0 application Group Organiser Messaging Documents Repository Web upload or WebDAV RSS & Vod/Podcasts, Public sharing Shared Calendar (RSS) Mail (+ RSS) Mobility Solution Shared Contacts IMAP4 & POP3(s) To Do SMTP, Webmail Shared Notes Antivirus & AntiSpam Synchronisation with Shared Bookmark (RSS) SMS, Fax, Alerts & Chat organisers, pda's, phones Forum, Wiki Mobile access Bulletin Board Rss Reader .
  4. 4. Functionalities
  5. 5. Functionalities
  6. 6. Functionalities All of the tools are Integrated in one User-friendly web 2.0 Interface and allow for Sophisticated Sharing
  7. 7. Integration “There is a strong desire to purchase Web 2.0 technologies — blogs, wikis, podcasts, RSS, social networking, and content tagging — as a suite” March 20, 2007 “CIOs Want Suites For Web 2.0” by G. Oliver Young Forrester
  8. 8. Current Interface http://www.contactoffice.com
  9. 9. Ajax based Interface http://beta.contactoffice.com Help and extra information Indication of new + total number of items in lists Dashboard giving quick access to main features Navigation repeated on left
  10. 10. Ajax based Interface Click to sort Marquee selection • Multiselect, select range, (un) Select all • Drag & drop • Data grid, • Special keys handling •logical scrolling • Sortable columns • Contextual menus
  11. 11. Ajax based Interface •Right-click contextual menu MenuBar in PopupPanel
  12. 12. Everything can be shared with users and groups! Sophisticated Access Right Model at user level Applications : Individual user, Families, Associations, Companies, Departments, All kind of teams, ...
  13. 13. Commercial Model Hosted, Security, SLA Personalised, Private Label versions SSO : LDAP, CAS, RSA ClearTrust, ... API : XML-RPC
  14. 14. How big ? 1 million registrations 350.000 active accounts 250.000 paying accounts Global, 6 languages Profitable since 2003!
  15. 15. Technologies OO Architecture : Object Oriented Database Pure Java Backend (POJOs only) Build for scalability Clients abstraction layer: Web (HTML & CSS) Pocket Explorer + Symbian Wap (WML) Voice XML (prototype)
  16. 16. Some happy customers
  17. 17. Why did they choose Contactoffice? Accessible at anytime from anywhere Reduced costs of acquisition and maintenance No investment and maintenance of material Uptime of more than 99,99% Great flexibility of deployment Update automatically included Allows for collaboration outside intranet Available in ASP and License mode Security of the data
  18. 18. Case Mobistar: objectives • Objective: Offer Mobility Solution for mail and organiser to SME and Soho customers in order to facilitate the sale of GPRS. • Mark-up on CO price in order to increase the « Arpu » • Create traffic revenus with SMS and GPRS
  19. 19. Case Mobistar: Approach • Management of the application on CO servers • Offer for 3 subscription formulas in combination with GPRS subscription • Direct and indirect sales of combined package (presented in a box) • Offers access to web, wap, PDA and smartphone version • Integration with Mobistar backoffice, hotline. • SMS traffic is unlimited and billed on monthly invoice
  20. 20. Case Trade Federation: Fnaim • Association of real estate experts (France) • 800 Members spread over country • Official Professional Association that defends the interest of the trade and gives services to its members
  21. 21. Case Trade Federation: Objectives • Objective: Share and dessiminate information with its members • Offer efficient work tools to its members • Have a collaborative tool for secretariat • Members are spread all over France • Need for user-friendly tool • Accessible from any computer (mobility) • Easy administration
  22. 22. Case Trade Federation: Approach • Management of the application on CO servers • Offer 1 basic subscription to all members of association, they can upgrade to paying packages if they want with online-payment • Tools: Calendar, Docs, Mail, SMS, Contacts, Forum • Creation of personalised version with batch creation of account for members. • Simple manual administration via Web-based administration tool.
  23. 23. Case University: Lyon 2 • University of human sciences of Lyon • 24000 students, 3000 staff and professors • At the forefront in France in e- learning and implementation of Information Technology
  24. 24. Case University: Objective • Offer a professional communication and working tool to students, staff and faculty • Tool should be rapidly installed in existing infrastructure (own servers: linux and Max OSX, LDAP) • Application should be managed and monitored by internal technical staff • Recuperation of existing information in mail and virtual disk drives • Data flows in order to import interesting contacts out of LDAP into addressbooks and inject student course schedule into calendar
  25. 25. Case University: Approach • Application was installed from distance on Linux infrastructure • Integration with Ldap developped in order to use logins and paswords present in Ldap • Different subscription formula dependent on profile (student, staff, faculty) • IMAP was used in order to allow users to recuperate mails and folders from old mail accounts • XML data inflow procedure was developped in order to import data in addressbook and calendar • XML-RPC for showing data of accounts in student portal page (# new mails, # new appointments,…)
  26. 26. Other cases: Electrabel: First energy operator in Belgium Some categories of Electrabel staff use a secured Intranet (automatic SSL encryption) to access documents quickly and easily. TNT Airways: Express Courier company TNT Airways Belgium staff are provided with a communication software (email and SMS) to allow for an efficient transmission of information. In addition they get acces to document sharing tool
  27. 27. Life Demo http://www.contactoffice.com or http://beta.contactoffice.com Free test account @ your disposal. Don't hesitate to contact me. Patrick De Schutter patrick@contactoffice.com +32-(0)2-647 92 35

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