Chapter 1. Introducing Ektron

  • What is Ektron?

  • What support and services does Ektron provide?

  • What makes the Ektron Framework unique?

  • Who uses Ektron?

Welcome to the first ever Ektron book. As explained in the Introduction, the ultimate goal of this book is to give you a solid understanding of how to achieve success with your Ektron Web projects. As a developer using the Ektron Framework, you not only have access to its full suite of software components designed to help you build compelling and engaging websites, but you also have an entire array of services and support available at your fingertips from the online developer community, Ektron's Global Partner Network, Ektron's own Best Practices, Professional Services, and Training teams. Understanding that Ektron provides not just a framework, but also a complete solution, is the first step to achieving success with Ektron. This chapter offers a high-level introduction to both Ektron as a company (Ektron, Inc.) and the Ektron Framework to give you an understanding of what that complete solution looks like.

EKTRON: THE COMPANY

Ektron is a global Web solutions leader, providing a Web content management, marketing optimization, and social software platform, founded in 1998 and headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Ektron's founders, Bill and Ed Rogers, are the driving force behind the company, setting strategic direction and aligning product development with their forward-looking vision for website technology. They founded Ektron ten years ...

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