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  • Status: June 2011 How SITEFORUM provides you with main components to build and run an innovative cloud computing service for an industry or special interest grouptags: software, social business, online community, social networking, cloud, virtual business
  • Learn from Google, Facebook, Apple, LinkedIn: Become aCloud Computing Vendor and offer your own service. Cloud Computing is now everywhere. Become a specialist cloud-computing vendor using our platform. Add industry-specific features and go mass- market using our robust and scaleable platform. Our products are widely-used by many small and medium-sized business. You can quickly customise our products for your specific industry needs and then use our mass-market- ready technology, experience and deployment Cloud Computing is a growing market. options to rollout your new industry solution to Companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, many customers. Microsoft and many smaller ones build more and more apps for “the cloud”. Extend your business and revenue channels. Become a player in the booming cloud SITEFORUM provides you with all the computing market. technologies to become such a cloud computing player. Page  2
  • Setup and operate a vertical cloud computing offerRequired components, technologies and methodologies A popular standard 1 Ability to verticalize 2 Cloud Computing 3 product that every the offer by adding Platform that is built company needs to industry-specific for roll-out, growth grow business customizations and mass-market Website, CMS, Social Development tools, Multi-tenant archi- Community, CRM, APIs, open-standards, tecture, easy deploy- Intranet, Email, new product master ment, Instant Update, Storage Billing, Payments Cloud Service infras- 4 Network Operation 5 Technology to manage 6 tructure that is secure, Center to monitor and roll-out ongoing reliable and scalable daily business software releases Scalability, 99,9% Uptime guarantee & Software lifecycles, uptime, certified monitoring, SLAs, development method- security, enterprise- updates, patches, ologies, built-in class cloud services downtime prevention migration
  • 1. SITEFORUM Social Business Suite: A popular standardproduct that every company needs to grow business SITEFORUM Social Business Suite connects website visitors, employees, partners, customers. Corporate Website, CMS, Social Community, CRM, Marketing, Sales, Support, Intranet, Extranet, Online Meetings - all in one nicely integrated product. Generate leads, organize online collaboration, increase revenue, cut costs, grow business. Includes many standard cloud service options Our Social Business Suite is the first truly such as email, domain, storage, traffic, integrated suite of social business tools. It monitoring and uptime guarantee. provides a great foundation for many vertical cloud service offers such as:  Company websites for dealers , outlets, subsidiaries, franchisees  Career portals  Community portals Page  4
  • 2. Ability to verticalize the offer by addingindustry-specific customizations SITEFORUM supports many different ways to customize / verticalize the standard product that serves as a base for your industry solution: Built-in feature management: Allows to turn built-in portal functionalities on / off Development environment SITEFORUM Studio: Enables you (or us) to change certain functions, extend them or build new ones Many APIs available / open-standards based: SITEFORUM supports a variety of different APIs on it’s technology layers. This can be used to connect or integrate existing business logic applications or functionalities that you might have available. New master version: All changes combined basically lead to a new master version that marks your new and innovative cloud computing offer / solution. Page  5
  • 3. Cloud Computing Platform that is built for roll-out,growth and mass-market Multi-tenant architecture: Allows you to run many independent instances (clients) on the same infrastructure. SITEFORUM runs on commodity hardware and does not need highly sophisticated and expensive hardware. Easy deployment, automated roll-out process: Allows your customers or your staff to setup new portals within seconds using our dynamic portal builder. Many management options: Contains many options for administrators to manage installations on the infrastructure to create, delete and modify portals. SITEFORUM’s Cloud Computing Platform is the Instant Update: Our technology enabling quick right technology to build and run cloud services roll-out and application of new versions and updates. Migrations are usually never headache- 100% Browser-based: All features can be free. Our Instant Update technology makes it accessed with a standard web-browser on a PC easy to keep all portals on the same version. or smart phone. Page  6
  • 3. Cloud Computing Platform that is built for roll-out,growth and mass-market Payment automation: We offer several ways to automate the whole payment process. From calculating usage fees to generating invoices to collecting funds and payments via credit card or wire transfer. Ready-for-mobile: The SITEFORUM Platform is certified by Apple to build apps for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. The “SITEFORUM iPhone app” is a successful application in the Apple AppStore and allows users to connect to any SITEFORUM portal in the world using their credentials, and login, post blog, upload picture and read latest contents. SITEFORUM’s Cloud Computing Platform is the You can build your own iPhone / iPad app on top right technology to build and run cloud services of it. Billing processes: Our platform can plug into your existing billing processes or you can use our built-in billing processes. Page  7
  • 3. Cloud Computing Platform that is built for roll-out,growth and mass-market
  • 3. Cloud Computing Platform that is built for roll-out,growth and mass-market
  • 3. Cloud Computing Platform that is built for roll-out,growth and mass-market
  • 3. Cloud Computing Platform that is built for roll-out,growth and mass-market Portals Webserver (Cluster) SITEFORUM Application Server (Cluster) Load Balancer Social Community Career Portal Employee PortalMass Email Server WebsiteDNS Management Social Business Codelager™ Instant Update SF Development Tools Centralized Storage Session Server Database Cache Server Cluster
  • 4. Cloud Service infrastructure that is fast, secure,reliable, and scalable Since year 2001, we provide our customers with ready-to-go cloud services that include applications and all required hosting options. State-of-the-art: Our web infrastructure consists of proven, reliable, mass-market-ready hardware and software components. Datacenters: We own rack space in a very large datacenter in Germany and North America. Certified security: Our infrastructure serves high security standards and is certified by the Payment Card Industry as “PCI compliant”. That means that independent systems simulate hacks and try to break our infrastructure on an ongoing basis. Fault-tolerant: Our systems are usually setup redundantly and equipped with fail safe systems. Page  12
  • 4. Cloud Service infrastructure that is fast, secure,reliable, and scalable Scalable: We run large cluster environments that serve several hundreds of thousands of users every day. We are familiar with the latest web technologies and operate systems that are optimized for large numbers of concurrent users. Cloud services: We take care of domain management, email, storage and traffic. Advanced Cloud Services: We also supply our customers with fully managed web infrastructures that include fault-tolerant, highly available, webservers, database servers, storage solutions, load balancers, mass email servers and clustered environments. We also offer more sophisticated services such as virtual private networks, sandbox /development servers, private and shared clouds. Page  13
  • 5. Network Operation Center to monitor the service anddaily business operations Uptime guarantee / SLAs: We are giving all our customers an uptime guarantee of 98% per month. We offer SLA’s that can go as high as 99.9% per month. This means only 45 minutes unexpected downtime per month. Maintain infrastructure: We maintain all components, apply updates, bugfixes and patches. Emergency cases: We manage emergency cases We offer many services to supply a smooth and 24/7, resolve hacks and DDOS attacks. We downtime-free service to our and your manage hardware defects and replace faulty customers. hardware. Uptime monitoring: We monitor all our Preventive actions: We analyze all events and customer websites, portals and communities logfiles and use that information to prevent from external sources. We simulate real guest downtime before it happens. We stress-test our accesses to the frontpage every 5 minutes. If systems regularly to be better prepared for such a frontpage does not open in time our emergency cases. network operation center people and experienced staff react. Page  14
  • 6. Technology to manage and roll-out ongoing softwarereleases Built-in migration: Our technology allows you to quickly roll-out and apply new versions and updates. Migrations are usually never headache- free. Our Instant Update technology makes it easy to keep all portals on the same version. Software lifecycle: We are familiar with all relevant software methodologies and technologies. We know how to implement agile software development processes and stabilize unstable software versions. We know how to roll-out new versions to We are familiar with lifecycles for software thousands of installations quickly. applications and know how to keep internet applications up-to-date, secure, easy-to-use and state-of-the-art. We provide you with all the technologies and methodologies to build, roll-out new versions and bugfix releases. Page  15
  • Do You Have Any Questions? Web: Email: Phone: +49 (361) 666 15810Page  16