Enterprise Features without the Enterprise Pain

by Default Admin User

Published on November 8, 2011

A Solution Enabling Adapt to Respond to Change

Adapt is an award-winning Managed Services Provider (MSP), delivering cloud, infrastructure management, network and data centre services to a broad customer base that includes LCH.Clearnet, Canonical, Last.fm and LOVEFiLM.

Founded in 2001 and recently voted MSP of the Year 2011, Adapt helps customers to navigate the evolutionary stages of their computing environment at their own pace, moving towards affordable, scalable virtual and cloud-based solutions.

Adapt home page

The Challenge

In 2011 a restructure of their business offerings meant significant changes were required for the corporate website. Adapt were using a proprietary CMS developed by a marketing agency which, although it enabled Adapt to add and amend some content, frequently required developer intervention and assistance to accommodate site updates. Adapt wanted a content management system that was more flexible and provided the same responsiveness that Adapt offered to its customers.

The MODX Solution

Adapt chose MODX Revolution implemented by OCTA, a London based MODX Professional. Implementation went smoothly and Adapt were delighted at how simply and quickly the site could be restructured to accommodate the inclusion of an additional business line halfway through the project.

MODX Revolution has opened a door to an enterprise feature set that enables us to take better control of our web presence and become more responsive online to fast moving trends and opinion. It’s got a great GUI that’s intuitive to use and the extensible modular system can cope with our very specific demands with ease. There was nothing that we wanted to do that we couldn’t because of system limitations. Layla Marshall, Adapt’s Head of Marketing

Solution Highlights

  • Visitor count and genuine website enquires have increased
  • Adapt was made self-sufficient for all types of site updates as OCTA configured MODX Revolution to meet their unique content needs making generous use of the Template Variables (custom fields) feature
  • Everything is automated, with site content automatically being aggregated where required, so Adapt only need to edit content in one place and not worry about keeping multiple pages in sync
  • Adapt feel completely in control as adding images, PDFs, videos and surveys is easy and intuitive
  • Adapt Services Ltd.

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