Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Drupal for Enterprises and International Organizations


Published on

A Presentation by CIGNEX on how Drupal 7 and Open Source can help in reducing TCO

Published in: Technology, News & Politics

Drupal for Enterprises and International Organizations

  1. 1. Drupal Solutions for Enterprises and International OrganizationsConsider Enterprise-ready Open Source and Drupal 7 for reducing TCO Presented by: CIGNEX Technologies
  2. 2. What Does CIGNEX Do?In the last 10 years, CIGNEX helped clients saveover US$ 500 Million by adopting CommercialOpen Source Software across 200+implementations Founded in 2000; Offices globally Pure Play Open Source SI Solutions co-exist with proprietary Time Thought leaders: 8 Books on Open Source with 400+ experts Saving CIGNEX Confidential 2
  3. 3. Introduction to Open Source
  4. 4. Journey of Open Source SoftwareOpen Source Solutions are less expensive, more flexible, and easier to manage than alternatives offered, byproprietary application vendors. The cost savings not only dramatically improve ROI, but also allow organizationsto redirect IT dollars to revenue -generating business functions. Birth of “Commercial 2005 – Stability achieved Open Source” to Onwards on Linux. Evolutions differentiate with Widespread of this include Free software Redhat, SUSE, (Community) Adoption Birth of Linux Kernel Mandrake, Debian, in Finland. Linux Slackware,…. Geneva 2005: Kernel with GNU Evolution of Applications covered Apache, Perl, POLICIES OF UNITED Inception of GNU by GPL Mozilla, etc. NATIONS SYSTEM Project & Free ORGANIZATIONS Software Foundation Public acceptance TOWARDS THE USE on East Coast to gained by Linux & OF OPEN SOURCE develop a new free BSD SOFTWARE (OSS) OS Collaborative FOR DEVELOPMENT work in 1960s led Report: to birth of Internet ta/reports/2005/e n2005_7.pdf 1960’s 1970’s Early 1990’s Mid 1990’s Late 1990’s 2000’s Birth of Internet Efforts in UC, Freed BSD Unix Stability on The term “Open Berkley - BSD Unix from copyrighted 386BSD. Evolutions Source” coined. AT&T Licenses – roll include NetBSD, out of 386 BSD FreeBSD, Open BSD
  5. 5. According to Analysts… By 2016, Open Source Software (OSS) will be included in mission-critical software portfolios within 99% of Global 2000 enterprises, up from 75% in 2010 The IT benefits of Open Source are driven by a confluence of cost optimization, flexibility and innovation when managed properly. By 2014, organizations with effective, open-source community participation will deliver high returns from their open-source investments By 2016, 50% of leading non-IT organizations will use OSS as a business strategy to gain competitive advantageSource: World’s Leading IT Research & Advisory Company Predicts 2011: Open Source Software, the Power Behind the Throne, 23rd Nov, 2010
  6. 6. International OrganizationsChallenges faced & Benefits of Adopting Open Source
  7. 7. Typical Challenges faced by International Organizations IT Budgets  Multi-Lingual » Funding of new applications is a challenge » All sites and other applications need to be • Upfront Licenses, AMC in 6 official languages • Implementation & Customization » Cost of Maintaining existing software not coming down • AMC, Support team Global Audience » Solution that can work for masses, at a minimal cost Policy » Guidance/Mandates compliance Lack of Flexibility » Vendor lock-in & Dependency • Costly upgrade process due to Product end-of- life » Fear of Vendor sustainability • At the mercy of licensing policy of major ISVs • Limited say in product road-map development
  8. 8. Benefits using Open Source Meets the expectations of Enterprise Class  Low Entry barrier solution » Easy to test due to lack of upfront licensing fees » Performance, Reliability, Scalability, Security, Release Cycle » POC costs low enough to written off if required Provides additional Flexibility over proprietary  Faster Deployment » Access to Source Code ensures true “ownership” of the » Typically 1/10th the time required to deploy software Proprietary solutions » Customizations required can be easily done via community  Lower Total Cost of Ownership contributions or faster change management process » 70% - 90% reduction in cost across license Better Risk Mitigation with Open Source procurement, deployment, maintenance, support, » Open Standards hardware, etc. over proprietary technologies » No End of Life issues in Open Source Global Open Source Adoption Map • Access to code & service providers willing to support code base – not possible with proprietary solutions » Freedom from • Control of a Single source • Licensing management (and associated Audit & Litigation) Source: redhat, Open Source Activity Map 2008
  9. 9. Open Source adopted by International Organizations Drupal World Food Program United Nations End Poverty 2015 Campaign Human Rights Watch United Nations Stand Against Poverty Campaign Liferay Alfresco IFAD (UN) Solution Exchange (UN)
  10. 10. Typical Technology stack Scanner, Fax, Portals Social WCM Mobile, SMS Email Devices Collaboration Integration Integration BEA, IBM, BV, SAP, Day, Fatwire, MS, Wap2Go, Oracle, Vignette Jive, IBM, MS, Ektron, MS IBM, Oracle Microsoft, IBM Kofax, eCopy, Atlassian Lotus Notes EMC, Xerox, IBM ECM DW & BI ERP & BPM E-Commerce CRM Documentum Oracle, BO, IBM,MS, ATG, IBM, , IBM Filenet, SAP, Cognos, Oracle, Click Com Oracle, OpenText, SAS, SAP Sterling Com SAP, MS, Oracle, IBM, MS, IBM Microsoft MicroStr Dev Tools Enterprise Application Integration, Service Oriented Architecture Infrastructure TIBCO,SAP, Microsoft, IBM Oracle, Jbuilder, Virtualization, IBM, Microsoft Cloud, Clusters Visualstudio Middleware, Application Server Oracle, BEA, Microsoft, IBM IBM, VMware, Oracle Database Identity Management Oracle, DB2, SQL-Server, Sybase MS, Oracle, IBM Operating System Unix, IBM AIX, Windows
  11. 11. Potential to Migrate to Open Source Scanner, Fax, Portals Social WCM Mobile, SMS Email Devices Collaboration BEA, IBM, BV, SAP, Integration Integration Liferay Day, Fatwire, Drupal, Alfresco, MS, Wap2Go, Drupal, Liferay Oracle, Vignette Jive, IBM, MS, Drupal, Liferay Ektron, MS Liferay, Plone IBM, Oracle Microsoft, IBM Alfresco, Opsera Kofax, eCopy, Ephesoft Atlassian Lotus Notes EMC, Xerox, IBM ECM DW & BI ERP & BPM E-Commerce CRM Alfresco Documentum Pentaho Oracle, BO, Intalio, IBM,MS, Magento ATG, IBM, , IBM Filenet, SAP, Cognos, Compiere jBPM Oracle, Click Com Oracle, OpenText, SAS, SAP Sterling Com SAP, MS, Oracle, IBM, MS, IBM Microsoft MicroStr Dev Tools Enterprise Application Integration, Service Oriented Architecture Infrastructure Infrastructur Apache ServiceMicrosoft, IBM TIBCO,SAP, Mix, Mule Source e Oracle, Jbuilder, Eclipse Virtualization, IBM, Microsoft Cloud, Clusters Virtualization, Visualstudio Middleware, Application Server Middleware, Application Server Cloud, Clusters Oracle, JBoss,Microsoft, IBM BEA, Tomcat Redhat, ZenSource IBM, VMware, Oracle Database Identity Management Identity Management Oracle, DB2, SQL-Server, Sybase MySQL, PostGreSQL, Ingress OpenLDAP,Oracle, IBM MS, CAS, OpenIAM Operating System Unix, IBMLinux Windows AIX,
  12. 12. Successful Open Source Adoption Model External Confidence in Open Source Pilot, Test Drive, Migrate Web Retail sites Core Banking, Internet Banking, Mfg. Process Transactional Automation, … CRM Target Audience Social Media Product / CMS Static websites Websites / Extranet Portals ERP Candidate for Immediate Migration Expand Open Source Adoption Doc. & Rights BI Cloud Management Workflow based Operational applications CRM Corp. Social Networks IMS (Invoice Management System) Internal Intranet Portals CLMS (Contract Lifecycle Management Solutions Information oriented Transactional / (Non-critical) Mission-critical Nature of Application
  13. 13. DrupalCompelling Proposition for International Organizations
  14. 14. Drupal Open Source Content Management powering millions of websites and applications 25,000,000 downloads of Drupal 616,526 people in 228 countries* speaking 182 languages power Drupal Empowering 400,000 global websites Over 10,500 Free Modules Open Source alternative to IBM Lotus WCM, OpenText Web Experience Mgmt, Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe ColdFusion…many more*Acquia whitepaper – TCO for Open Source Social Publishing: Going beyond Social Business Software
  15. 15. Gartner MQ – Drupal positioned as VisionaryDrupal hasmaintaineda balance invision andexecutioncapabilities
  16. 16. Why choose Drupal over Proprietary?• Dramatic reduction in Total Cost of Ownership $3,000,000 Acquia Drupal can save up to 98% costs over a period of 5 years $900,000 $720,000 $540,000 $325,000 $295,000 $270,000 $270,000 $216,000 $40,000 LiveWorld Mzinga Vignette Telligent Crown Peak Jive Percussion Tridion Fatwire Drupal 5-Year cost 1st Year License Acquia (Drupal) Network Enterprise 1st Year support cost $ 8,000 Acquia-Drupal beats proprietary solutions on license, support, and professional services costs. 5-Year Cost $ 40,000
  17. 17. Drupal 7  Web 2.0 Support Web Content  Social Media Management E-commerce (WCM) Portals  Multi-lingual Capability Donations  Donation and E-commerce module (integration with payment gateways- PayPal) Integration  Easy Navigation  Swift Page Load Time Portable Social Devices  Ability to host large number of Collaboration files  Contextual Linking  W3C Compliance
  18. 18. Drupal – Architecture  Open & modular Architecture  Standards-based  Low resource hosting  Scalable  Extensible by modulesDrupal 7 Technical Requirements• Web Server » Apache or Microsoft IIS• PHP » 5.2 or higher• Database Server » MySQL - 5.0 or higher, PostgreSQL - 8.3 or higher, or SQLite• OS » Independent of OS
  19. 19. Case Studies
  20. 20. Drupal Portal - Online Media Store Client A Leading Telecom operator with services across Mobile, IPTV, fixed line and ISP services , Over 235 million subscribers , Presence in 19 countries globally with 23,000 Employees. Challenges Faced » Need for interactive portals  to offer value added services such as music and popular TV episodes online with DRM integration  Restricted access to users from specific region  Aggressive launch plan with limited budget Our Solution » Drupal Portal 6 based interactive portal  Fast & secure subscriptions, rentals and downloads  Web 2.0 Features (news, photos, categorization based on popularity) with scrolling albums  Allows secure download of music & episodes based on DRM & Integration with back-end financial systems & SMS gateway Benefits » 70% reduction in roll-out over proprietary solutions » Personalization - delivering & managing content based on customer preferences with faster turn around time
  21. 21. Drupal Portal - International Sports Meet ClientA sports organization hosting multi-sport event involving athletes from variouscountries. The Games are overseen by this Federation, which also controls thesporting programme and selects the host cities. Challenges Faced » Prestigious Event with representatives from 71 countries » Stable, robust, secure and compliant website » Aggressive schedule of 6 weeks Our Solution » Single site with 4 sub-themes and navigation with rich media, real time updates » Secure code passed by Government audit from IBM’s AppScan® tool Benefits » Robust portal - over 45 million visitors » Secure - over 300,000 attempted cyber attacks thwarted » Low Total Cost of Ownership
  22. 22. e-Governance Portal – Alfresco & Drupal Client A leading City Council in the USA. A coastal city on the west coast of USA with a population of 109000 residents, many small & medium businesses and quite popular among visitors/tourists. Challenges Faced » Existing portal was expensive in maintenance due to non-uniform platform and content changes took huge turnaround time Our Solution » Feature-rich city website (e-governance portal) with a collaborative community features » Easy customization & management for System Admin and community moderator Benefits » Increased visibility & online transactions » Cost reduction over 50% on infrastructure alone through single hosting and consolidation of sub-websites into a single portal
  23. 23. Where We can Help you Portals e-Commerce Intranets Integration & ESB Extranets Contract ManagementContent Management Document ManagementSocial Collaboration Records Management Mobile Apps Digital Asset ManagementBusiness Intelligence Business Process/Workflow SAP services and more … Open Source Extended Delivery Center (EDC)
  24. 24. The Drupal Practice Close working relationship since 2009 » Conduct Drupal training worldwide Certified Partner » Deployed over 15 enterprise solutions on Drupal » Over 30 PHP consultants Achievements » Integrated Drupal with various back-end systems (Alfresco and .NET based CMS) » Contributed many Drupal Themes » Contributed CQUAD to Drupal community • CQUAD – Captures the best of Drupal and Magento with complete package for an e- commerce website
  25. 25. Are you ready to migrate? Interested to learn how Open Source can reduce your Total Cost of Ownership compared to Proprietary Technologies? CIGNEX makes Open Source work, for you! THANK YOU! 25