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Contentsparx brochure

  1. 1. About Contentsparx Contentsparx enables a website owner to manage any small to large website easily and effectively. The product provides various tools to customize the Content Management System (CMS) as per specific requirements. Contentsparx provides a robust software ecosystems to build, deploy, customize and upgrade a Content Management System for different websites. A Contentsparx System, or a Content Management System (CMS), is the software that customer uses to manage their website. ADII (and also its Channel Partners with specific access rights) manage building, deployment, customization and upgrades all Contentsparx Systems through Contentsparx Management Centre (CMC). The customer can also access a tool at CMC, called CMSforge, to customize a CMS to their specific requirements after deployment. The CMSforge is only available by signing into ADII Cloud. Contentsparx is modular by design, and a CMS is always built with the CMS Core (that is the essential part of any CMS) and one or more Modules. CMS Core provides a platform for other Modules to function, and includes page builder, user management, user roles and profile management, and files (or System assets) management.
  2. 2. Contentsparx Features • Full-featured website editing and management tools Contentsparx provides tools to create and edit static and dynamic web pages in an intuitive manner. The access privileges to edit a page or a set of page can be controlled through roles assigned to members of the website. • Modules for various scenarios and customizability for specific requirements The product avails different modules like content portal management, e- commerce website management, etc. to serve various scenarios for website publishing and usage. The system is accompnied by a powerful tool called CMSforge, which can be used to customize many aspects of the system like data input mechanism, form input handling, etc.This enables the product to adapt to specific website requirements. • Customizable themes for your website Contentsparx supports creating different themes to suit the site owner (customer) needs and choice. With a set of minimal steps, designers can modify an existing theme or can even assemble a new theme easily. The theme is maintained separately within the system, and does not interfere with the CMS Core.
  3. 3. Contentsparx Features – Continued • Easy installation of Software Contentsparx can be installed on any web server managed at customer end (that meets minimum installation requirements, of course) or at ADII Cloud (where ADII provdes hosting services) in a few minutes. The product can be installed online to the server after license is created at the Contentsparx Management Center (CMC). In the second case, customer can choose any predefined package for utility billing (payment for a package of storage and bandwidth usage) or can select pay-per-use model (billied every month for storage and bandwidth usage). • Regular Upgrades and Software Assurance Contentsparx is being continually being upgraded for new features, security updates, and bug fixes. With a minimal fee, customers can avail software Assurance (right to obtain all upgrades of the product). For customers using the product in SaaS model, software assurance comes without any additional cost. • Robust and scalable architecture The architecture addresses high-traffic and intense usage situations and weired accessibility to aplication due to open nature of web. While availing highly customizable and robust features for users, the product conceals all complexities. • Security scheme deeply engaged into the architecture The product provides a number of pre-built guards against breach of security. This includes schemes for role-based access control for users, spam protection of public forms, detailed implementation to prevent unauthorized access, schemes against cross-site and sql-injection attacks. • Developers API Contentsparx provided developers API to develop custom software applications around Contentsparx and to port data from and to the system through secured access. • Support and Training You get prompt and personalized support from skilled consultants and engineers from ADII. Adequate documentation and training materials are available to use the product to its fullest. Moreover, regular group training and on-demand onsite training is organised by ADII.
  4. 4. Contentsparx System Website Contentsparx Management Centre (CMC) Members and Visitors CMSforge Contentsparx Developers Contentsparx Central Data Storage System Loader API CMS at Website 1 Module 1 CMS at Website Theme CMS Core 2 Module 2 CMS at Website … 3 Module N … CMS at Website Website N Data Storage Systems as the part of Contentsparx Software Ecosystem
  5. 5. Contentsparx – Modules Contentsparx is modular by design, and a CMS is always built with the CMS Core (that is the essential part of any CMS) and one or more Modules. Contentsparx avails different Modules for various deployment and usage scenarios. Each Module has common features like theme support, custom data input forms, content sharing functionalities. Currently the following Modules are available: Simple Web Simple Web Module provides all functionalities to publish a full-featured business website. These include web page creation and editing tool, blog, forum, wiki, photo gallery, etc. to make the web publishing a pleasing experience. 360 Content 360 Content Module enables the customer to create and manage a high traffic content portal easily. This Module is useful for creating news, classifieds, and community websites where people collaborate to publish content. Social Networking Social Networking Module provides extensive set of features to create and manage a social networking website. These include features like private messaging, chat, friends, wall posts and member home pages, etc. E-Commerce E-Commerce Module provides full set of features to run a e-commerce store with store-front, backend inventory and billing management. NOTE: Each Module can be chosen and be purchased during System deployment or later.
  6. 6. Contentsparx – Theme Contentsparx supports creating different themes to suit the site owner (customer) needs and choice. With a set of minimal steps, designers can modify an existing theme or can even assemble a new theme easily. The theme is maintained separately within the system, and does not interfere with the CMS Core. ADII also takes up assignments to create new themes as per custom requirements from the customer.
  7. 7. Contentsparx – How to Use Contentsparx CMS can be deployed at any server location that meets the minimum installation criteria. This ensures running of the CMS independently without connecting to any resource at ADII. Of course, the deployed CMS will need contact with Contentsparx Management Center (CMC) for upgrades, security and performance fixes, and accessing CMSforge for customizing the CMS as per specific requirements of the customer. Software Ownership Customer owns the copyright for using the software at the particular location (as licensed), and to develop new features and integrate 3rd party web applications using developers API. The data ownership will entirely be with the customer. Additionally, general terms of service and usage policy will be applicable. Installation and Minimum Requirements The entire installation will be done by us or one of our Channel Partner. The customer server location should meet minimum criteria before the installation of the CMS proceeds: Windows or Linux Server PHP5 with PDO enabled Database supported by PDO (MySQL5, Oracle, etc.) Internet connectivity and access to the customer server during installation, while using CMSforge and during CMS upgrades
  8. 8. Software Assurance Software Assurance provides right to the customer for receiving the following: the customer to of the following rights that: • Backup of the copy of System at Contentsparx Management Center (CMC) for future reinstallation requirements (NOTE: the license cannot be reassigned) • Security and performance updates • All feature upgrades to the CMS Core and to the Modules purchased • Technical support from ADII through telephone and online customer portal • One hour training (online or at Channel Partner location) after deployment of CMS • Updated User Guide in PDF Software Assurance needs to be purchased separately while purchasing the System, and can be obtained up to three years at a time (should be renewed before the expiry period). NOTE: The access to the CMSforge must be purchased separately, and does not come with Software Assurance.
  9. 9. Contentsparx – How to Order Choice of Modules The customer must choose at least one Contentsparx Module apart from the CMS Core while deploying the System for the first time. Of course, the customer can purchase any other Module(s) later. Each Module comes with its own software cost, Software Assurance Cost. However, access to CMSforge will ensure access to all Modules for customization with a blanket fee. Custom Requirements and Ordering The customer can place their custom requirements while purchasing a CMS. The customization to the CMS can be done by us or by our Channel Partners or even by customer through CMSforge. This customization will entail additional fee as required. Custom Development and 3rd Party Integration The customer can develop new applications and/ integrate 3rd party applications with Contentsparx using the Developers API that accompanies every System. Web Hosting Options from ADII The customer can also opt for web hosting services from ADII. The services include domain name registrations/ renewals, website and email hosting, SSL certificate installation, etc. NOTE: The access to the CMSforge must be purchased separately.
  10. 10. Contact ADII Research & Applications (P) Limited 421, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar 751 007 (INDIA) • Tel: (0) 674 – 2542753, 3267474 • Fax: (0) 674 – 2542754 • Email: • You can also chat with us online on our website.