ContactOffice   It's time to get ready for collaboration in the Cloud ! Cloudstorm Paris  1st december
#1 – Collaboration is easier in the Cloud <ul><li>Allows you to prove business value with low investment </li></ul><ul><li...
#2 – Vendors need certain capabilities <ul><li>Data Center Efficiency and Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Applications desig...
Basic Proposition   File server Mail Server   Collaboration Productivity ContactOffice replaces Exchange & Sharepoint  for...
What is ContactOffice? <ul><li>State of the art Messaging and Collaboration suite in Saas </li></ul>Shared calendars Share...
Vision “ An Integrated Suite for all productivity, collaboration and messaging needs.” Central Repository for data accessi...
Asset #1 -  Best of breed suite <ul><li>Very rich functionalities </li></ul><ul><li>Full integration : ‘all tools in one’ ...
Asset #2 -  Flexibility of deployment <ul><li>Modular configuration of private label version </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Custome...
<ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Java Back-end:  Portable to all platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modular integr...
Asset #4 -  Ideal SOHO / SME and ... <ul><li>CO answers most needs for Individuals/SOHO’s/SME’s </li></ul><ul><li>CO allow...
Asset #5:  Broad market strategy <ul><li>Free basic version with premium offerings </li></ul><ul><li>Private label version...
<ul><li>Founded by 4 Internet Serial Entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arnaud Huret, Patrick De Schutter, Luc Claes, Bri...
Asset #5 – but European cloud pioneer <ul><ul><li>>1 million registrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>450.000 active accou...
Asset #6 – Some blue-chip customers ... Large Accounts: Sme Resellers: Education:
ContactOffice's assets <ul><li>Best of breed suite </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility of deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting e...
Contact Details <ul><li>Testdrive on:  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.contactoffice.com </li></ul><ul><li>Special offer   fo...
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  • Presentation will present WHY collaboration will evolve from traditional model to the Cloud Traditionally behind firewall to protect security and privacy IBM and Microsoft dominated this market Around 2000: Webconferencing appeared How: - little IT involvement - Not installed - Viral But also a set of other advantage:
  • Efficient and reliable. It is a low margin business so the supplier needs to be able to work very efficeiently Efficient datacenter is useless without multitenancy : most applications work on dedicated server and have a security model that depends on this assumption Application needs enterprise capabilities (authentication, migration,...) Some processes will remain on premise. Some Users prefer on-premise Efficient Go to Market strategy: Private lable strategy Usability needs to meet or ideally exceed the current stadards Integration capabilities
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  • ContactOffice Presentation Cloudstorm Paris

    1. 1. ContactOffice It's time to get ready for collaboration in the Cloud ! Cloudstorm Paris 1st december
    2. 2. #1 – Collaboration is easier in the Cloud <ul><li>Allows you to prove business value with low investment </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to cross organisational boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Supports fast provisioning </li></ul><ul><li>Allows IT to focus on innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Can be cheaper </li></ul>
    3. 3. #2 – Vendors need certain capabilities <ul><li>Data Center Efficiency and Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Applications designed for multi-tenancy </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise experience </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient go-to-market channels </li></ul><ul><li>Application usability </li></ul>
    4. 4. Basic Proposition File server Mail Server Collaboration Productivity ContactOffice replaces Exchange & Sharepoint for 5 EUR/month
    5. 5. What is ContactOffice? <ul><li>State of the art Messaging and Collaboration suite in Saas </li></ul>Shared calendars Shared contacts Shared tasks Shared notes Shared bookmarks Shared docs (+ WebDav, ftp, CIFS) ‏ Forum, wiki, bulletin board Rss reader Polls Collaboration Email Webmail IMAP4(s) & POP3(s) ‏ SMTP Anti-virus & Anti-spam SMS Fax Chat Messaging Synchronisation with organisers, PDA's & phones Mobile access SyncML (in dev) Mobility
    6. 6. Vision “ An Integrated Suite for all productivity, collaboration and messaging needs.” Central Repository for data accessible from any device in any mode or protocol But it also consolidates all your data
    7. 7. Asset #1 - Best of breed suite <ul><li>Very rich functionalities </li></ul><ul><li>Full integration : ‘all tools in one’ </li></ul><ul><li>Very high sharing granularity </li></ul><ul><li>Best of breed Ajax interface with full drag & drop, right click, multi-select … </li></ul>
    8. 8. Asset #2 - Flexibility of deployment <ul><li>Modular configuration of private label version </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers choose appropriate tools and define own capacities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easy integration with existing portal and back-office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rich API, SSO (incl. LDAP) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Saas or licence mode </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Java Back-end: Portable to all platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modular integrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customisations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comformity to standards </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptability for administration </li></ul><ul><li>Performant: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on OO Database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High granularity in sharing and rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost of ownership: One front-end server per 15.000 users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed of response: No queries </li></ul></ul>Asset #3: Cutting Edge Backend
    10. 10. Asset #4 - Ideal SOHO / SME and ... <ul><li>CO answers most needs for Individuals/SOHO’s/SME’s </li></ul><ul><li>CO allows self-service online commercialization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed for up selling strategies (freemium approach) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self upgrade via credit card, Paypal, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line invoicing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SME’s are ready for Saas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US SME’s adoption rate : 7% in 2006 - 30% to 40% in 2009 (ComputerWeekly 2009) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The most popular services employed will be collaborative applications, (Coda Research 2009) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CO has now 10 years of experience in Saas development & deployment for SME's </li></ul>
    11. 11. Asset #5: Broad market strategy <ul><li>Free basic version with premium offerings </li></ul><ul><li>Private label version for resellers and corporations </li></ul><ul><li>Licence version for education and telcos </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Founded by 4 Internet Serial Entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arnaud Huret, Patrick De Schutter, Luc Claes, Brice Le Blévennec </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Previous initiatives include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IP Netvertising/Beweb: first Internet Adsales House in Belgium, sold to RTL in 2000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rendez-Vous: largest dating site in Belgium, sold to Rossel in 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TUNZ: Smart Mobile Payment system, founded 2007, capital-entry Belgacom 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emakina: largest web-agency in Belgium, listed on Alternext since 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Express.be: Major Business news portal in Belgium </li></ul></ul>Asset #5 – Not a startup anymore...
    13. 13. Asset #5 – but European cloud pioneer <ul><ul><li>>1 million registrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>450.000 active accounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>420.000 paying accounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We'll be well above 500.000 paying accounts before end of year! </li></ul>
    14. 14. Asset #6 – Some blue-chip customers ... Large Accounts: Sme Resellers: Education:
    15. 15. ContactOffice's assets <ul><li>Best of breed suite </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility of deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting edge backend </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal Soho / SME and … application </li></ul><ul><li>Broad market strategy </li></ul><ul><li>European cloud pioneer with </li></ul><ul><li>Blue chip endorsement </li></ul>
    16. 16. Contact Details <ul><li>Testdrive on: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.contactoffice.com </li></ul><ul><li>Special offer for Cloudstorm : </li></ul><ul><li>Send mail to [email_address] for 1 year testdrive !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick De Schutter </li></ul><ul><li>patrick @ contactoffice.com </li></ul><ul><li>+32-(0)2-647 92 35 </li></ul>

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