European Web CMS Vendor e-Spirit Kicks Off Roadshow, Hands Out Free Licences in Chicago

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The German-based maker of the FirstSpirit CMS is making a big push into the North American market, recently opening a Boston office and now kicking-off a multi-city partner roadshow with the goal of -- yep, you guessed it -- convincing talented U.S. consultants that the e-Spirit take on Web Content Management is strategically interesting.

This is what we like about the content management world -- it's never a dull place.

The e-Spirit Partner Roadshow

e-Spirit is holding the following roadshow events:

  • Chicago: October 21, 2011
  • Boston: October 24, 2011
  • New York: October 26, 2011

Head over to the e-Spirit website for registration and local event information.

When fishing, one generally needs a bit of bait. The e-Spirit team is convinced that their FirstSpirit CMS technology is seductive on its own,  but is additionally running what they call the FirstSpirit Challenge

Learning Opportunities

Consultants must submit a project proposal and the winners will be awarded a free FirstSpirit CMS license, as well as all the free project support required to make the project a success. In other words, if you convince e-Spirit of your project's merits, you might find yourself in the position of running a very high margin first implementation.

If you're an integrator in search of new alliances, check out the e-Spirit Roadshow details. Inquire directly about the FirstSpirit Challenge details.

The FirstSpirit CMS

Currently in version 4.2, FirstSpirit is a Java-based Web CMS created by Germany-based e-Spirit. FirstSpirit uses XML for storage and is both OS- and database-independent.

FirstSpirit aims to calm CIOs' fears of instability with long-term partnerships and strategies to handle all types of content. The product can also integrate with a company's existing services, including the likes of NetWeaver, WebSphere, SharePoint and FirstSpirit's own AppCenter.