EidosMedia

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EidosMedia S.p.A.
TypePrivate
IndustrySoftware industry
Headquarters,
Websitewww.eidosmedia.com

EidosMedia S.p.A. is a publishing software company. Established in 1999, the company maintains headquarters in Milan, Italy with offices internationally. Its main products are used by large media companies and include Méthode, a content management system and Cobalt, a digital delivery framework.

History[edit]

Eidosmedia was founded in 1999[1] and purchased by Hg Capital in 2015.[2]

Software[edit]

EidosMedia's flagship product is Méthode, a content management system for multimedia publishing that is mainly used by large news organizations.[3] The product is based on the XML markup language.[4] It also provides a digital delivery framework known as Cobalt.[5] Its software is also available in the cloud.[6]

Early customers were Il Sole 24 Ore, RCS MediaGroup and Adnkronos in Italy,[7] with the first international client to purchase Méthode being the Financial Times of Londo in 2002.[8] Other news organizations include The Wall Street Journal,[9] The Washington Post,[10][11] and The Boston Globe, [12][13] The Financial Times, The Times and Le Figaro, Les Échos and Le Monde,[14] as well as national and regional publishing groups in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia-Pacific.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CAPZA has acquired Eidosmedia". Lincoln International.
  2. ^ "Hg Capital punta a valorizzare Eidos Media: in campo il fondo Capza". Carlofesta (in Italian).
  3. ^ Hansen, Kathleen A.; Paul, Nora (2017). Future-Proofing the News. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 9781442267145.
  4. ^ CMS providers briefing: Methode by EidosMedia. Archived 2013-02-17 at the Wayback Machine Press Gazette, December 2008
  5. ^ "A/B testing integrated in new EidosMedia solution". GXpress.
  6. ^ "Digital news media power up with custom-cloud solutions". World Association of News Publishers.
  7. ^ I MAGGIORI PORTALI ITALIANI DI NEWS UTILIZZANO METHODE DI EIDOSMEDIA. MarketPress, February, 2002 (in Italian)
  8. ^ Financial Times Selects Italy's EidosMedia. Editor & Publisher, May, 2002
  9. ^ WSJ taps EidosMedia for print, online. Archived 2013-12-20 at the Wayback Machine News & Tech, June 2008
  10. ^ Behind The Post’s redesigned Web site. Washington Post March 2011
  11. ^ The Washington Post adopts Methode system for its integrated newsrooms. WAN-Ifra Editors Weblog June 2009
  12. ^ Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette Adopt "Méthode" Multiple-Media Content Management System. New York Times Co. press release, December 2010
  13. ^ Boston, Worcester dailies rolling out Eidos. News & Tech, January 2011
  14. ^ Le numérique bouscule l'édition des journaux. Le Monde, February 2007
  15. ^ News Corp Australia breaks records with Méthode roll-out GXpress, August, 2013