Wednesday, May 28, 2014

eXo Platform added to Bitnami Library!

We are excited to announce that eXo Platform (the March Bitnami contest winner) is now in our library!

eXo Platform allows you to build an enterprise portal with the collaborative features of social networks. As a product that is mobile-optimized, has standard APIs, and dozens of out-of-box features for creating collaborative work spaces, wikis, forums, activity streams, shared calendars, unified search, and more, eXo is challenging incumbent commercial solutions with a powerful open source alternative.

Thanks to the amazing community votes, eXo Platform is now ready to install in a few clicks with the Bitnami eXo Platform installers, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X, Virtual Machine Images (VMs) and cloud images for the Amazon EC2 and Azure clouds.

If you just want to check out eXo Platform, you can launch a free cloud demo server in minutes with the Bitnami by clicking the button below. The default admin user is "user" and the password is "bitnami".

Patrice Lamarque (Vice President of Products from eXo Platform) answered some of our questions, so you will be able to know more about this awesome Open Source project:

What is the goal of the eXo Platform application?

eXo Platform is an enterprise social collaboration platform. A fully extensible, customizable, collaboration suite integrated around a social layer. Ideal for building social intranet, web communities.

What are some of the features of eXo Platform?

Documents, forums, q&a, wikis, calendars, web content, dashboards, spaces, microblogging, activity streams, content management, mobile...

Which projects or organizations are using eXo Platform currently? What kind of projects do they use it for?

eXo Platform is used by thousands of organizations worldwide ranging from SMBs to large international corporations and government agencies. They use eXo Platform to build  all sorts of business-to-employee portals such as social intranets, but also, customer-facing websites, citizen services etc, ...

What do you expect will be the main benefits of having Bitnami packages available for eXo Platform? 

Bitnami packages are so easy to install that they a great way to evaluate eXo Platform on premises or in the cloud with only a few clicks. Bitnami hosting also offers a great solution for production-ready, dedicated hosting of eXo Platform.