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Open-Xchange Releases OX Spreadsheet

April 2, 2014 by · Comments Off on Open-Xchange Releases OX Spreadsheet 

NUREMBERG, Germany– Open-Xchange, maker of open source communication and collaboration software, has announced the release of OX Spreadsheet, a browser-based spreadsheet application that allows editing and sharing of Microsoft Excel documents across various devices without any formatting issues or loss of information.

OX Spreadsheet will be available as a component of the cloud-based productivity software suite, OX Documents, and as an extension of OX App Suite, a web-based personal desktop, providing tools for easy management of email, calendar, documents and social network feeds. Read more

Softaculous Launches Webuzo 1.5 and AMPPS 1.6 with NoSQL Database

March 1, 2012 by · Comments Off on Softaculous Launches Webuzo 1.5 and AMPPS 1.6 with NoSQL Database 

Web Hosting Services Softaculous Ltd., the developer of Webuzo Virtual Appliances and Webuzo Cloud that simplifies deployment of various Open Source Web Applications in the Cloud, today announced the launch of a new version of Webuzo which has MongoDB as a NoSQL option. Softaculous Ltd. also announced the availability of MongoDB as a NoSQL option in the new version AMPPS 1.6 which was launched simultaneuosly alongwith Webuzo.

The company is also making a free version of Webuzo available with the new version. This free version will have most of the current Webuzo features and 59 apps. “The free version makes Webuzo one of the best LAMP stacks available. You can use Webuzo in the cloud or as a Virtual Appliance.” said Pulkit Gupta, COO of Softaculous Ltd.

Webuzo Cloud simplifies the deployment of various Web Applications and Development Stacks on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Webuzo is a LAMP stack with Nameserver Management, FTP Management, Python, PERL, 259 WEB Applications, etc. One can use Webuzo Cloud and deploy various types of apps like WordPress, Magento, ERPs like SugarCRM, Development tools like Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, jQuery, etc. Since Webuzo is a Single User software, the application is able to make optimum utilization of the Instance’s Resources.

To address the needs of different Enterprises, SMB’s, and Web Developers, Softaculous Webuzo has 259 Applications. “Webuzo is especially beneficial to SMB’s and Enterprises as they will not have to spend time installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, PERL, Python, NoSQL seperately and also they can install various collaboration tools, wikis, ERP software, etc. by the click of a button.” said Valerian Pereira, Webuzo Developer at Softaculous Ltd. “Webuzo can enable an Enterprise to launch hundreds of instances, of say the PHP Zend Framework, within minutes.” said Divij Satra, Webuzo Developer at Softaculous Ltd.

The Softaculous Webuzo library already contains popular applications, including: WordPress, b2evolution, StatusNet, Drupal, Joomla, Concrete5, phpBB, MyBB, SMF, bbPress, Coppermine, Gallery, Mediawiki, DokuWiki, TikiWiki, Elgg, Dolphin, OpenX, SquirrelMail, LimeSurvey, Piwik, Mantis, SugarCRM, WHMCS, PrestaShop, Magento, CraftySyntax, osTicket, Moodle, Claroline, etc. Softaculous Auto Installer is used by millions of users in over 130 countries.

The Webuzo Cloud service is available for a minimal fee of $2.5/instance/month or a flat monthly fee of $25 for unlimited Webuzo Cloud Instances.

The company also has a desktop software called AMPPS – A Windows and MAC stack of Apache, MySQL, PHP, PERL, Python and Softaculous. Users, especially developers, can use this software stack to install any application on their Desktops. AMPPS also has two PHP binaries and users can switch between the latest PHP version and a legacy PHP version by the click of a button. AMPPS can help any user deploy Web Apps on their Desktops or in the Office. “NoSQL is becoming very popular and by adding MongDB, AMPPS makes it so much easier for the developers to get instant access to a NoSQL Database.” said Ketan Shah, a developer at Softaculous. Read more

Cloud Computing Survey Finds Scalability and Cost Savings Driving Cloud Adoption

June 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cloud Computing Survey Finds Scalability and Cost Savings Driving Cloud Adoption 

Webmaster ToolboxCUPERTINO, Calif. – Cloud.com, a provider of open source cloud computing software, along with its partners Zenoss and BitNami, announced the results of a comprehensive cloud computing survey conducted to determine the key IT objectives and inhibitors for cloud adoption. The survey was conducted by polling members of the communities that surround each company’s popular open source projects (BitNami, CloudStack and Zenoss Core). A summary of the report is available for download here. Survey respondents included more than 500 IT professionals, 40 percent of whom were CTOs, architects and IT managers from a wide-range of organizations including government, education and enterprises.

“There is an unprecedented amount of interest around cloud computing but as with any nascent technology, industry users and solution providers are still coming to grips with the benefits and deployment options for cloud computing,” said Mark Hinkle, vice president of community, Cloud.com. “The survey findings help identify the needs of organizations and their preferences for deploying virtual infrastructure so we can develop solutions that best suit the needs of cloud computing users.” Read more

LevelTen Interactive Hosts Free Intro to Drupal Workshop

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on LevelTen Interactive Hosts Free Intro to Drupal Workshop 

Webmaster ToolboxDallas, TX – As small businesses and marketing executives continue to cut costs wherever possible, an efficient and affordable website is more important than ever. Drupal is the world’s leading open source enterprise content management system (ECMS). Many of the world’s top brands are leveraging Drupal to build advanced, engaging websites at a fraction of the traditional cost.

While Drupal is free and open source, there is a significant learning curve to unleashing it’s power. LevelTen Interactive, a boutique Drupal Shop in Dallas, TX, is helping inexperienced Drupal users overcome the learning curve by offering a free series of four workshops. Read more

Open-Xchange Partners with SugarCRM to Offer Cloud-Enabled Integration of Open Source Groupware

April 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Open-Xchange Partners with SugarCRM to Offer Cloud-Enabled Integration of Open Source Groupware 

Hosting ReviewsSUGARCON, SAN FRANCISCO – Open-Xchange, provider of business-class open source collaboration software, and DIGITEC today announced the synchronization of contact and calendar information between Open-Xchange and SugarCRM. In addition, Open-Xchange emails can easily be imported to SugarCRM leads, opportunities and accounts.

The DIGITEC OXtender for SugarCRM is developed and distributed by DIGITEC, a system integrator and long-term Business Partner of Open-Xchange. The software keeps customer-related data, calendars and tasks consistent between the two web-based office applications – Open-Xchange and SugarCRM, giving users access to important business information anywhere, with any device. Read more

Red Hat Global Support Team Honored as a Leader in Support Excellence

March 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on Red Hat Global Support Team Honored as a Leader in Support Excellence 

Web Hosting BlogRALEIGH, N.C. – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that its Global Support Services team has been named a top-three finalist in the HDI Team Excellence Awards in recognition of the support leadership Red Hat delivers to its global enterprise customers.

The HDI Team Excellence Awards program honors the IT service and support professionals who have most enhanced the image of the support services profession by setting and achieving the highest standards of excellence in customer support. Submissions for the award are judged on criteria that include how the support team complements the company’s mission, the nature of support and how the support group is organized, how the support team measures customer satisfaction and new processes or procedures that have been rolled out within the last 12 months. Read more

Open Source Projects to Offer Free Cloud Computing Training at Indiana LinuxFest

March 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Open Source Projects to Offer Free Cloud Computing Training at Indiana LinuxFest 

Hosting ToolboxCupertino, CA – Cloud.com, sponsor of the open source cloud computing software project CloudStack™, and Puppet Labs, an open source configuration management and automation company, will host a “Build a Cloud Day” workshop on March 25, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel. The free event will be held as part of the education program for the Indiana LinuxFest taking place March 25 – 27 in Indianapolis. The session will be dedicated to teaching attendees how to build and manage their own cloud computing environment using free and open source software. Attendance for the event is open to the public but registration is required.

“Hands-on cloud-building is a great way to see that the cloud is here now and can help you get more work done faster without a lot of upfront investment,” said Luke Kanies, CEO of Puppet Labs. “With tools like CloudStack and Puppet, you can build clouds very easily, and at the ‘Build a Cloud Day’ you’ll learn how to do exactly that.” Read more

Open-Xchange Adds Language Support

February 16, 2009 by · Comments Off on Open-Xchange Adds Language Support 

Webmaster NewsNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange today announced a comprehensive feature update for the Open-Xchange Server 6 product family – adding support for Dutch and Spanish languages, as well as more than 50 improvements to the Linux-based collaboration suite.

The Service Pack 5 update for Open-Xchange Server 6 provides users with new features, a large number of improvements requested by customers as well as the additional language support – added to existing support for English, French and German. Read more

Red Hat and Open Source Launch JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 4.3

February 11, 2009 by · Comments Off on Red Hat and Open Source Launch JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 4.3 

Webmaster NewsRALEIGH, N.C. – Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the global availability of JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 4.3, an integrated and standards-based open source platform for hosting and portal based applications and rich web presences. JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 4.3 maintains its focus on enterprise needs with improved server performance, high availability and clustering and simple, straightforward installation and configuration.

New features in JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 4.3 include:

* Compliance with JSR-286 specification – JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 4.3 fully supports the Portlet 2.0 (JSR-286) specification. This new standard facilitates a more dynamic user experience through improvements in portlet to portlet communication, caching support and handling of Ajax frameworks. Read more

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