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dotCMS Gets Ready for Next Growth Stage

Nov 18, 2020

BOSTON, MA (October 21, 2020) -- dotCMS, a leading open source content management platform, today announced a series of changes designed to advance the future of the dotCMS product and the services offered around the product. The changes enable dotCMS to have more focus on its Cloud & API-first agenda and continue to deliver on its roadmap and products.

“The growing demand for professional services and custom product support for on premise customers has motivated us to focus our operations on our successful product and thus spin-off the on-premise division as a separate business,” said Will Ezell, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at dotCMS. “The new company, known as Motiv Solutions (Motiv), will operate to meet the important needs of on-premise dotCMS customers looking to extend their use of dotCMS with custom consulting, services and support.

The Motiv team will be staffed by dotCMS veterans that have been focused on supporting and assisting the company’s diverse customer base of 150+ enterprise content management software accounts.

dotCMS customers build integrated platforms that run on cloud stacks, are API-first and require continuous development and deployment to stay ahead of the competition. This new structure enables that investment in different areas of growth for both entities.

“Today’s marketplace demands system expertise when it comes to driving customer experiences and business outcomes, ,” said Jason Smith, co-founder and Chief User Experience Officer at dotCMS. “Re-organizing the services and support for on-premise dotCMS customers within Motiv, will guarantee continued support for non-standard and bespoke on-premise deployments of our product.”

While Motiv will be operating as a separate business, the team will continue to honor and operate under all current licensing and support agreements and existing master services agreements in place (under dotCMS Services LLC).

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a leading, open source content and customer experience management platform for companies that want innovation and performance driving their websites and other content-driven applications. Extensible and massively scalable, both small and large organizations can rapidly deliver personalized and engaging content across browsers, mobile devices, channels, second screens and endpoints -- all from a single system.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately owned US company with offices in Miami, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts and San Jose, Costa Rica. With a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community, dotCMS has generated more than a half-million downloads and thousands of implementations and integration projects worldwide. Notable dotCMS customers include: Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America, Royal Bank of Canada, DirecTV, Thomson Reuters, China Mobile, Aon, and DriveTest Ontario.