Telegraaf Tijdschriften Groep selects Roxen to build new websites


1 December 2001

TTG (Telegraaf Tijdschriften Groep), a subsidiary of the Telegraaf holding, has selected Roxen Platform, the highly flexible Web Content Management software. Customization and implementation of Roxen Platform will be performed by GMT-Online one of Roxen's certified partners.

TTG selected Roxen Platform because it is the only Web Content Management solution today, which so much functionality and at the same time conforming the today's standards, according to mr. Christian Batist, Internet manager at TTG. Due to the separation of content and design and the use of open standards as XML en XSLT information - containing e.g. text, pictures, music or banners - easily can be altered and published on sites of TTG. Editors of TTG can publish their content online without learning new techniques and concepts or the use of a specialized authoring tool, no matter where they are.

Roxen Internet Software sells their products through a network of certified partners. These same partners manage also the implementation and consultancy for the customer. TTG relies on GMT-Online, Diemen for building the new website TTG and GMT-Online will closely work together on the design, building and interaction of the website and accomplish the integration with the back-office and database-systems of TTG. By this tight cooperation between Roxen Internet Software, the value added reseller GMT-Online and not at least the End-User TTG websites will be established with high scalability and administrative efficiency while slashing the amount of time editors spend managing their content on the sites.

Roxen Platform distinguishes itself from other content management systems with a system built on XML and other open standards. It is browserbased, Java, JSP compatible and have, of course built in standards for workflow, acces control, graphic support and versioning. Roxen Platform is platform- and database-independent.

About Telegraaf Tijdschriften Groep

Telegraaf Tijdschriften Groep (TTG), a subsidiary of The Telegraaf Holding NV, is the publisher of magazines like Autovisie; Privé; FHM; Hitkrant; MAN; OOR; Starstyle; Elegance; Residence and Voetbal Magazine. Christian Batist is Internet Publisher with TTG, and he is responsible for the online development of the organization and its magazines. TTG restricts to what it does best, which is bringing special interest content to a growing number of target audiences. A small team of Internet experts assists the online activities and takes part in project groups, in which editors come together with technical and commercial experts, to eventually come to the best mix in the format of a new or improved portal on the Internet.

About GMT-Online

GMT Online delivers creative high-end solutions for the Internet. GMT Online is targeting on distinguished companies in several markets. Not only for your first steps in the fast moving Internetworld: a website and acces to the Internet for all you employees, but also experience and solutions for your company to face the challenge of realizing an internet-application is what GMT - Online achieves through:

– internal communication and organization (Intranet)
– communication with other companies (extranet)
– active business with your customers (E-commerce)

GMT Online is the partner to realize all of this. Not only advising, but also tailormade solutions to fit perfect into your business processes. We make use of the most advanced techniques like XML, Linux, PHP, C, Perl, Flash, Java and Oracle. GMT Online delivers also installation and active maintenance of their solutions, complete with extensive training and support. GMT Online is a subsidairy of the GMT Groep, an international softwarehouse founded in 1988.

About Roxen

Roxen develops web-based editorial and content management tools for multi-channel publishing, i.e. publishing online, in print, to tablets, smartphones and other devices. Customers include Metro International, RTL Nederlands, Shaw Newspapers as well as Princeton University, Randstad and Verizon. Roxen was established in 1994. The head office and development center is located in Linköping, Sweden. Roxen offices are also located in Stockholm, Amsterdam and Chicago.