Cloud Computing

At DNN Corp. they were looking for a partner specialized in cloud computing to deploy their CMS (content management system) in the cloud in order to maximize flexibility and scalability of their product and minimizing costs at the same time.


San Mateo, California - EEUU


DNN Microsoft Azure


Business Situation

Company with many years of experience (since 2002) dedicated to the exploitation of their tool Evoq Content Management, known as DotNetNuke (.NET).

After analyzing the different options currently available on the market regarding cloud computing, DNN clearly understood that the option offered by Microsoft through Microsoft Azure, compared to the rest of their competitors, would fit their needs best regarding costs, flexibility, scalability and the rest of the different options this platform offers. They understood that the deployment of their content management system on a cloud platform, in this case Microsoft Azure, was vital for the continuity of their business and the competitivity on the international market of Highly Scalable Content Management Systems. In the same way both its customers and its partners would also benefit from this technology that allows them to extend their current DNN community which makes up an ecosystem of suppliers, customers, applications and marketplaces with thousands of applications available.

Provided Solution

From the beginning it was clear for them that they would have to rely on partners specialized in Microsoft Azure that would be able to carry out successfully the continuation and implementation of this project which emerged from the community having its roots in an open source project called DNN Azure Accelerator, to make the deployment of the content manager on the Microsoft Azure platform easier. And here is where Intelequia, one of the first Spanish companies specializing in Microsoft Azure, comes in.

The project has evolved and currently allows you to deploy DNN Evoq in its different versions (Content, Social and Suite) using two different Azure technologies with an Azure SQL database.

Paid versions of DNN Evoq, using a PaaS (Platform as a Service) environment For the trial versions of its products (15 days) a high density architecture was developed that allows hosting, maintenance and deletion of the trial versions in a completely automated way using an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) environment

Business Benefits

  • The unification of criteria in both technology development (Microsoft.NET technology) and in the cloud, Microsoft Windows Azure.
  • The benefits associated with Azure platform and its services:
  • Virtual Machines
  • Websites
  • Mobile Services
  • Data Storage
  • SQL Databases
  • Backup
  • Multimedia services
  • etc
  • Availability and security of the same
  • Geo-redundancy
  • The best price / performance ratio
  • Offers some high level platform services like Azure SQL
  • Active Directory, Media, CDN or Mobile Apps

Due to all these benefits the customer pushed for the Intelequia team. A group of highly qualified professionals and renowned experts in Microsoft Azure.