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Ektron Enters Into OEM Agreement with Gentics Software GmbH to Integrate Aloha Editor into Ektron CMS

Provides Ektron-based websites with the world's most advanced browser HTML5 based WYSIWYG content editing

NASHUA, N.H. and VIENNA, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron today announced an OEM agreement with Gentics Software GmbH, developer of the Aloha Editor. Under the terms of the agreement, Ektron has a limited exclusive right to distribute the Ektron Content Management System with Aloha Editor, a world class HTML5-based WYSIWYG content editor.

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"Ektron's OEM agreement with Gentics provides Ektron-based websites with unprecedented WYSIWYG editing capabilities in a modern content authoring package," said Ektron President Tim McKinnon. "The agreement also allows Ektron to develop on Aloha Editor and to give back to the Aloha Editor community version to maximize the editor's capabilities."

"We're extremely pleased that Ektron, one of the leading content management systems, has adopted the Aloha Editor into its CMS product, and will be contributing to Aloha Editor's ongoing development," said Alexander Szlezak, Gentics co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

As the CMS platform of choice for more than 3,800 companies around the world, Ektron enables organizations to create, deploy and manage enterprise-scale, global, personalized websites.  With Aloha Editor, authors can create and edit content instantaneously and see exactly how that content will appear on the website during authoring.  The editor provides Ektron customers with numerous benefits, including the ability to easily format text, set hyperlinks, insert imagery, create tables, and copy-and-paste content from Microsoft Word with all formatting intact.

"We have approximately 40 people who post to the Berry College website through the Ektron platform," said Cameron Jordan, Director of E-communication Services at Berry College. "With the 8.6 upgrade of its software, Ektron integrated the Aloha Editor and the posting experience is so much better now."

About Ektron

Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., with offices in Australia, Canada and the U.K., Ektron's Web Content Management platform enables companies to create, deploy, and manage enterprise-scale, global, personalized websites. For more information: www.ektron.com.

About Gentics

Gentics, Austria's leading content management system vendor, started Aloha Editor as an open source project with the goal to build the world's best online editor for content management systems. Gentics provided the developer community with Aloha's innovative underlying technology based on HTML5 and enterprise customers with professional support and licensing for Aloha Editor. www.gentics.com.

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