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Client Overview

US based County, with over 70,000 citizens

Business Need

US based County's future with existing BroadVision platform was unsure on account of BroadVision's declining revenues & employee base. Hence client required to find a stable client portal that can not only address the current requirements for 18 GB of static content accessed by 70,000+ citizens but also is extensible for an anticipated future.


On understanding the client's business challenges, requirements and scope of work, CIGNEX recommended the adoption an integrated solution featuring Alfresco, an Open Source web content management and JBoss, Open Source portal solution. Key features of the client portal include:

  • Custom automated migration tool which enabled automating 98%+ of content / data migration
    • 4000+ pages
    • 10,000+ content sections
    • 30 applications
    • 18 GB static content
    • 70,000+ users
    • 30 publishers
  • Integration with Single Sign On (SSO) and in-line editing of Alfresco web content from portal interface
  • Integration with external systems including SAP, IBM FileNet, Elavon Payment gateway and custom solution built for recreation
  • Subscription to email and RSS alerts on portal page content changes
  • Separation of presentation (portal) and content delivery (WCM) systems results in a scalable and flexible architecture
  • Improved performance, reliability and stability

Key Benefits

The CIGNEX solution has resulted in the following client specific benefits:

  • Solution delivered within 7 months
  • Robust and standards-based portal framework for rapid deployment of new applications
  • Lower TCO – reduced license, infrastructure and support costs
  • Improved productivity
  • Enhanced content management and administration with “Drag and Drop” features, intuitive architecture, auto-deploy functionalities and more.
  • Eliminated vendor lock-in