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FatWire Content Server Delivers Efficient Manageability of Web Content and Multi-Lingual Capabilities for the Government of Alava.

Spanish Regional Government Re-Launches Website and Enhances the Web Experience for Its Citizens With Easy to Use Web Content Management Solution

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- FatWire Software today announced that FatWire Content Server, the leading web content management (WCM) solution, was selected by the regional government of Alava, Spain to manage its content online and deliver a web experience that will engage and inform its constituents.

Based in Spain's Basque territory, the Alava regional government has an important and broad mission encompassing taxation, development and social policy. Creating a compelling and unified web presence with content in multiple languages (Basque and Spanish) was key to achieving its goals - particularly since new national regulations were recently passed mandating greater use of the web for governmental transactions. The Alava government also needed to drive efficiency and responsiveness by empowering its staff to easily manage online content and communications.

In partnership with system integrator Indra, the Alava government chose FatWire Content Server as the platform for the new website. FatWire was selected due to its ease of use, multilingual content management and delivery capabilities, and support for an integrated and unified brand identity online across multiple sites. FatWire Content Server automates the entire WCM process, including content authoring, site design, content publishing and delivery, targeted marketing, site analytics, and user participation.

Using FatWire Content Server, the Alava Computing Center united several independent web portals into one platform to deliver highly relevant, multi-lingual content based on individual visitor needs. Now, due to significantly reduced complexity in authoring, publishing and manageability of online content, Alava launches new web content and features more quickly for a greatly improved web experience. has been widely recognized for its excellence, winning the "Best Institutional Web of the Year" prize from El Correo Digital, a top regional daily.

"Our goal was to connect the government more closely with the people and to dramatically improve online communications between regional government and all our constituents, including city councils, squads, administrative boards and citizens," states Claudio Rodriguez, Alava's general deputy. "FatWire Content Server allows us to provide better service, enhanced communication and easier access to up-to-date content for all end users."

"Local governments face a critical need to deliver the most current information to their citizens and other audiences," said Rocio Motilla, FatWire's vice president and regional director for the southern Europe and Latin American territories. "FatWire Content Server enables Alava to achieve their goals with a solution that is easy to use and scales for multi-lingual deployments to enhance the web experience for all site visitors."

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FatWire Software ( provides Web Experience Management (WEM) solutions that enable organizations to deliver a rich online experience to users and to simplify management of their web presence. FatWire is headquartered in Mineola, N.Y. and serves over 500 customers from offices in 10 countries.

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Date:Jul 13, 2009
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