Although open source solutions are increasingly accepted among the UK voluntary and community sector, this type of product has had only limited impact on the corporate and public sector which continue to be dominated by proprietary content management systems.
Nevertheless, over the last three years Futurate have sold OpenCms into a range of national public agencies in the UK and this session will both outline our experiences and approach and will frankly examine the challenges that face the OpenCms community if the platform is to gain a larger share of the UK market.
In the session I will particularly argue that from the perspective of much of the UK market the concept of open source is largely irrelevant and what really matters is credibility, product reliability and service quality from OpenCms providers.
The session will be of particular interest to business development managers and strategists who are concerned to understand how they might develop the market for OpenCms in their region.
Sep 28, 2015 - Download and check out OpenCms 10.0.0 Alpha 1 now! Try out the forthcoming new features of OpenCms 10 with this alpha release.
Sep 28, 2015 - The OpenCms 10.0.0 Alpha 1 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this major update.
Aug 18, 2015 - Check out the program for OpenCms Days 2015. The conference will take place September 28 to 29, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. A great opportunity for OpenCms users from all around the world to meet and exchange experiences and success stories.
Jul 7, 2015 - OCEE 4.5.2 is required for OpenCms 9.5.2. Version 3.5.7 for OpenCms 8.x is also available. OCEE is a commercial OpenCms extension that offers support for LDAP, clustering, replication and accelerated page load times.