First Line Software achieves Episerver CMS Certification
First Line Certified as Episerver Premium Partner Expert-Level Developer Proficiency in Content Management to Help Customers Lead through Winning Contextual Digital Experience Initiatives Boston, April 20, 2016 – First Line Software, premier international provider of custom software development, today announced the developers at First Line Software have attained 20 Episerver CMS, and 4 digital commerce certifications.
First Line Software provides professional services focused on strategy, implementation and support of digital marketing solutions, websites and portals powered by the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud™. The Episerver Digital Experience Cloud is a single platform for creating, managing and optimizing digital experiences including powerful content management, digital commerce, and enterprise search. An end-to-end cloud solution, Episerver enables high availability and performance, easy connectivity with other cloud services and existing systems, the ability to manage spikes in customer demand, and a flexible and agile platform that can seamlessly adopt emerging technology updates.
To pass the certification exam for Episerver CMS, developers must demonstrate expert-level proficiency in key knowledge areas and best practices spanning technical architecture and installation, operation and configuration, and content modeling. Additional areas of testing include: personalization, globalization and authentication, integration and working with Episerver plug-ins.
Episerver partners are key to many customer implementations worldwide; certification demonstrates a significant commitment and investment by First Line to ensure client organizations get the best return on investment for their digital initiatives. Episerver places great importance on certifications as it sets strict industry standards for quality assurance throughout Episerver’s expansive partner network.
“First Line Software is proud to partner with Episerver and its partners to provide our digital marketing and digital commerce expertise in support of seamless digital experiences critical to our clients’ marketing and business initiatives,” said Mike Medaglia, VP for First Line Software.
“We congratulate First Line Software for achieving Episerver CMS certification to fully leverage the power of the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud to create and support omni-channel digital experiences,” said Annika Renestam, Vice President, Global Education Services at Episerver.
About First Line Software
First Line Software is first and foremost an IT company that develops highly specialized custom software solutions for businesses with a focus on Enterprise Content Management, Digital Marketing, Digitalization, Cloud Computing, Data Management, Online Media, and Internet of Things. First Line's expertise with the Internet of Things includes projects in Wearable Tech, Cellular ID, Smart Cities, Healthcare and Warehouse Management. First Line has broad expertise in Mobile Development, Enterprise Applications Development, Financial Systems, Loyalty Technologies, Media Solutions, Digital Marketing, Wearable Technologies and Embedded Development.
About First Line’s Episerver Implementation Practice: with more than 75 offshore engineers (24 certified by Episerver!) and 350 man years of experience in delivering Episerver solutions worldwide, First Line works exclusively with other Episerver partners on their implementations so they can do what they do best - be that design, strategy, or creative - including whatever level of development they would like. First Line assists other partners with architecture and estimates needed to win new Episerver business. It then provides the quality back end custom development including .NET extensions to the Episerver platform - all ensured to comply with Episerver’s code practices for sustainability and upgradeability. This allows First Line partner and clients to be cost competitive when necessary, maintain full account control with no chance of channel conflict, and dynamically scale their own engineering team as required - all of which results in their ability to delight yet another satisfied Episerver end-user!
For more information about First Line Software visit www.firstlinesoftware.com
Episerver connects digital commerce and digital marketing to help organizations create unique digital experiences for their customers, with measurable business results. The Episerver Digital Experience Cloud™ combines content, commerce, multi-channel marketing, and predictive analytics in a single platform to work full-circle for businesses online – from intelligent real-time personalization and lead-generation through to conversion and repeat business – with unprecedented ease-of-use. Sitting at the center of the digital experience ecosystem, Episerver empowers digital leaders to embrace disruptive, transformational strategies to deliver standout experiences for their customers – everywhere they engage. Founded in 1994, Episerver has offices in Australia, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, UAE, UK and the USA.
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Vladimir began his career in IT in 2002, when, as a student of Faculty of Automation of Computer Science of the First Electrotechnical University (ETU “LETI”), he began his work at The Morfizpribor Central Research Institute (CRI). Vladimir joined the StarSoft team (predecessor of First Line Software) in 2004 as a Junior Software Developer. As he gained experience with more and more projects, he was promoted to leadership roles.
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