Alkacon supports in development of OpenCms projects

July 11, 2011

Cologne, Germany – Alkacon Software GmbH now supports in the development of OpenCms projects. The first project was the optimization of the existing OpenCms infrastructure. has been using the popular Open Source Content Management System OpenCms for managing editorial content on its website for a considerable time. Alkacon Software, the developers of OpenCms, now support the editorial staff at in realizing future requirements. The first project focused on accelerating editorial processes by installing an OpenCms cluster. "We are proud that Germany's biggest vehicle online marketplace with 67 million visitors per month is using OpenCms.  It's great that we can deliver our professional OpenCms Services to in the future." says Alexander Kandzior, CEO of Alkacon Software GmbH.

About Alkacon Software:

Alkacon Software GmbH is the company responsible for the development of OpenCms. Independent research has shown OpenCms to be a market leading solution amongst Open Source CMS systems. The software has been in continuous development for the last 10 years and has an active community of Open Source developers. Alkacon Software GmbH offers its customers training, support and add-on products for OpenCms. This gives the customers a layer of security and convenience often required for mission critical OpenCms installations.

About was founded in 1996 and is Germany' biggest vehicle online marketplace with 67 million visitors per month (IVW 05/2011). Currently there are more than 1.4 million vehicles on sale. has the biggest offering of passenger cars, utility vehicles and motor cycles nationwide. (Source: CAR-Institute). Users are private customers as well as over 35.000 registered car-dealers. The vehicle marketplace is localized in 9 languages. is part of GmbH that runs marketplaces in Italy, France, Poland and Romania besides the German market leader. The company has 140 employees at their facility in Dreilinden/Berlin and is a subsidiary company of eBay International AG.


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