New Case Study Showcases Umbraco Open Source CMS

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A new case study showcases how CityTech, Inc. leveraged the ASP.NET-based Umbraco open source content management system (CMS) to create a unique web portal for a non-profit’s sustainability education efforts.

Green Web Portal Built with Umbraco

Green Web Portal Built with Umbraco

We are happy to have a high degree of proficiency with a .NET-based CMS such as Umbraco as it allows us to extend our large-scale CMS domain expertise to clients who have standardized on the Microsoft .NET development platform.

CityTech, Inc., a technology consultancy specializing in the architecture and integration of enterprise solutions, recently released its latest technology case study, Building a Green Sustainability Portal Using Umbraco Open Source CMS.

This case study shares the details of a project undertaken by CityTech, Inc. and its design partner, Hoffman York, to build a portal for a non-profit dedicated to giving small and midsized businesses resources to be more “green” and sustainable. CityTech used Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and the open source content management system (CMS) Umbraco as the founding architecture for the solution. CityTech made creative use of open source technology and gave the organization greater flexibility and control over their website content without depending on IT resources.

"This was a great project for our .NET development practice, requiring us to blend a full-fledged transactional web application based on the Microsoft ASP.NET MVC framework with Umbraco, a .NET-based open source CMS system. We are happy to have a high degree of proficiency with a .NET-based CMS such as Umbraco as it allows us to extend our large-scale CMS domain expertise to clients who have standardized on the Microsoft .NET development platform," says Matt Van Bergen, CityTech's CTO.

CityTech’s expertise with the Microsoft .NET platform and its proven skill in implementing large-scale web content management systems were instrumental in creating a successful web portal. This website served as the centerpiece of a two-day presentation by the non-profit to introduce their new organization to users and investors. The case study can be downloaded from CityTech’s website at http://www.citytechinc.com/UmbracoCaseStudy.

About CityTech, Inc.
CityTech, Inc. is a national IT consultancy headquartered in Chicago specializing in the development of highly available, extensible and scalable enterprise applications. We believe the best enterprise solutions are created by technical architects who understand business-related issues and possess the expert knowledge of strategic technology platforms used today and positioned for tomorrow. CityTech consultants' grasp of both business and technology ensures that the systems we design won't constrain your organization, but can adapt to meet ever-changing business needs. For more information on CityTech, contact Matt Van Bergen at 312.673.6433 x111.

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