e-Spirit included in the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

FirstSpirit CMS offers convincing usability, interoperability and integration of enterprise portals

DORTMUND, Germany and BOSTON, MA, November 15, 2011 – Thanks to continuous positive development in recent years, e-Spirit (www.e-Spirit.com) is now listed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management.

International ambitions confirmed

With its most recent developments such as the FirstSpirit AppCenter for easy integration of virtually any web application in the CMS and its integration solutions for enterprise portals such as SAP NetWeaver, IBM WebSphere, Microsoft SharePoint and Liferay, e-Spirit offers companies unique options for efficiently implementing their web strategies and a fast return-on-investment.

“The inclusion of e-Spirit in the Magic Quadrant not only confirms our product strategy, but also encourages us in our international expansion course,” says Robert Bredlau, COO North America of e-Spirit Inc. “With the formation of our U.S, subsidiary, we are now much closer to our clients in North America. We are actively looking for suitable partners, who want to implement FirstSpirit in their clients’ systems and market it together with us in order to cover existing demand for FirstSpirit.”

Oliver Jaeger, Vice President Global Marketing & Communications at e-Spirit, adds: “In recent years we have consistently focused on FirstSpirit’s user friendliness and interoperability, which has resulted in rapid growth of demand for our software. We are pleased that Gartner has now acknowledged this development by including e-Spirit in the Magic Quadrant.”

The 2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management is available on www.gartner.com.

Additional information on e-Spirit and the FirstSpirit CMS is available on www.e-Spirit.com.

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About e-Spirit

As the manufacturer of the content management system FirstSpirit, e-Spirit is a technological leader in the field of web content management (WCM). Well-known customers from all business sectors rely on FirstSpirit for implementing successful web strategies worldwide and for the creation, management and publication of content in highly diverse channels (Internet, intranet, extranet, mobile channels, PDF, email newsletters, portals, DTP, technical documentation). The content management system impresses with its outstanding integratability and its consistent best-of-breed strategy: It integrates seamlessly into complex system landscapes and portals (SAP NetWeaver, IBM WebSphere, Microsoft SharePoint, Liferay), and with FirstSpirit AppCenter, e-Spirit offers the unique opportunity in the market for interface integration of any web applications directly into the CMS. As a content integration platform, FirstSpirit meets the highest demands for usability, performance and investment security.

e-Spirit was founded in 1999. It is a part of the adesso Group and is represented with 12 locations in Germany, the United States, Great Britain, Austria and Switzerland. www.e-Spirit.com

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