Ixonos Plc Press release 11 June 2012
Ixonos supports Dimcos in launching a groundbreaking e-book concept
Helsinki, Finland – Ixonos
Ixonos supplies the technology solution for Dimcos e-book store concept that supports readers’ activities in social networks. The solution is built on Ixonos Experience Store™ product, which is a digital marketing and content distribution platform. Ixonos also provides the complete maintenance and hosting services for the solution on Ixonos Elastic Cloud™ platform.
“Building the Dimcos solution on top of Ixonos Experience Store™ demonstrates the capabilities of Ixonos Experience Store™ as a platform for digital content distribution and validates Ixonos’ role as a creator of disruptive solutions for Media”, explains Teppo Kuisma, Vice President for Ixonos Online Solutions.
Dimcos is a new e-book store concept where publishers can offer their publications for sale at a price of web advertising. The readers’ of Dimcos books will be able to share their favorite book titles with other readers on social media, create personal social media environments for discussions etc. The new concept will enable commenting or even creating discussion forums within the book. HTML5 technology manages the copyrights and enables the selling and distribution of books safely in tablets and other devises.
Publishers pay service fees per uploaded title plus a monthly service fee. The uploaded books can be available in Dimcos service for desired time in up to three (3) months cycles. Uploading fee is charged upon uploading the content to service. Monthly fees are charged separately based on the usage of the published content. Dimcos webstore for consumers is based on transactional fees per downloaded e-book.
“Dimcos is extremely satisfied with the co-operation with Ixonos and happy to be launching the service with an innovative and solutions oriented service provider” says Kristian Laiho, CEO of Dimcos.
Ixonos Experience Store™ is a digital marketing and distribution channel that enables companies to improve brand awareness, build customer loyalty and monetize digital content. The platform is also suitable for distribution of all types of digital content such as apps, video, music and online magazines.
Ixonos Elastic Cloud™ is a dynamic environment that scales to meet changing client business demands. Ixonos Elastic Cloud™ is based on the Red Hat and JBoss family of PaaS (Platform as a Service) products. Ixonos is the first Red Hat certified vendor in Europe to offer cloud services that include an application platform.
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