Established in 1995 and with headquarters in London, Group NBT plc has registered hundreds of thousands of domain names and hosts tens of thousands of web sites. Group NBT plc clients include well-known companies such as British Airways, The New Statesman and Centrica. With over 250 employees located across London, Copenhagen, New York, Nice, Munich, Zurich, Oslo and Madrid, Group NBT plc has five market-leading brands and consists of the following companies: NetBenefit, NetNames (used by over 30% of the FTSE 100), Speednames, Ascio, Envisional and Easily.co.uk.
Since 2006, Group NBT plc has offered the CM4all WebsiteCreator Business Edition to its Easily.co.uk SME customers and now the CM4all product offering is bolstered by a consumer-oriented web site creation application. The CM4all WebsiteCreator Consumer Edition allows Easily.co.uk customers to create dedicated consumer web sites intuitively and without complexity. With a variety of wizards available to guide the user through the creation process even novice users can instantly create a complete personal web site.
Easily.co.uk customers can choose from a variety of topics to base their web site on including Parties, Job Applications, Seasonal web sites and Vacation photo sites. Each category has specific, professionally designed templates. Sites include easy navigation and innovative features such as the Community Media Album, Multi-Author Video Blog, and many other Web 2.0 features including, Microsoft(R) Maps & Directions, Flash animations, guest books, feedback forms, online forums and voting tools. Photos, videos and music are easily uploaded to the website so friends and relatives can actively contribute to the success of quickly formed and dynamic private communities.
“It’s always a pleasure to see our partners enjoying success with our software”, said Robert Schovenberg, CEO of CM-AG. “As Group NBT plc continues to expand its operations through its Easily.co.uk brand, we welcome the opportunity to add another proven value added service from our range to fit seamlessly alongside the CM4all WebsiteCreator Business Edition and offer even greater market coverage.”
“Based on the success of the CM4all WebsiteCreator Business Edition the consumer Edition of the CM4all WebsiteCreator is a natural addition to our brand’s portfolio”, said Alex Shepherd, Online Product Manager at Group NBT plc. “We can now provide both a Personal and a Business Edition of this solution to serve our market’s diversity and as we deploy the product in just three steps including domain selection, the Personal Edition is a compact and convincing way to provide our residential and private customers with exactly what they want in one place.”
Easily.co.uk also plans to release a carefully branded version of the CM4all OnlineDrive file storage solution next. With its easy-to-use Web 2.0 file management system, ActiveX uploader and universal Backup client, this precision application smoothly complements the enhanced multimedia capabilities of both CM4all WebsiteCreator Editions.