Steve Gerhardt | CEO | Ixion firstname.lastname@example.org Exceptional Web Experience, Portal and Web Content Manager in the Cloud - How to Make the Right Business driven Decisions
Use cases / Demos
Decision Process & Business Case
Critical Success Factors
Benefits of Exceptional Web Experience products on the Cloud
16 days for net new production site
Eliminate 2-3 weeks lead time
Reduce update time by 80% Eliminate 1 week for provisioning Reduce year 1 cost by $200K Reduce 3 year by > $100K Reduce deployment time by 75% Investment Company Large International Bank Large International Bank
Use Cases for Portal and WCM in the Cloud
External Site - Hearst Direct Publishing Portal NOW + WCM on AWS
Reach new clients
3 weeks from zero to Production
Increase productivity of sales people with new web presence
Eliminate additional 10-15% sales hours spent on communications
Minimize maintenance needs
Quintana Capital Group, LP Large energy fund with 180 Investors
Challenge: New $650 million energy fund based in Houston; needs website and way to deliver quarterly reports to 180 investment partners
Keys to the solution for COO
One infrastructure, one box
Non-technical administration team can support site
Web Content Management and Document Manager included
Solution: A WebSphere Portal Express website with Web Content Management. The Portal Document Manager provides the basis for an extranet to deliver quarterly reporting materials
Web site up and running quickly
Robust web content management and delivery infrastructure for files and reports
No maintenance - hosting services from Ixion
“ We’re able to reach more people than we were able to previously and to provide more detailed, relevant information to fund participants. We’ve been impressed with how intuitive the software is to utilize”
— Loren Soetenga, Chief Operating Officer, Quintana Capital Group.
What is Cloud Computing
Business - A user experience and a business model
Cloud computing is an emerging style of IT delivery in which business processes, applications, data, and IT resources are rapidly provisioned and provided as standardized offerings to users over the web in a flexible pricing model.
IT - An infrastructure management and services delivery methodology
Cloud computing is a way of managing large numbers of highly virtualized resources so from a management perspective, they resemble a single large resource. This can then be used to deliver services with elastic scaling.
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