**BitRock MAMPStack 5.5 is an easy to install distribution of Apache, MySQL, PHP, Python, and supporting libraries for Mac OS X. MAMPStack 5.5 allows users to have a complete web development environment up and running in just minutes. **
_San Francisco, CA. September 4, 2006._BitRock Incorporated announced today the release of MAMPStack 5.5, an easy to install distribution of Apache, MySQL, PHP, Python, and supporting libraries for Mac OS X. Its user-friendly installer, developed with BitRock's InstallBuilder tool, allows users to quickly install and configure MAMPStack on Mac OS X.
MAMPStack is licensed under the terms of the Apache License 2.0, and is free for download and use from www.bitrock.com. It allows users to take advantage of the stability, low cost and high performance of the AMP web development platform (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Python) without the hassle of integrating, configuring, and supporting their own build. MAMPStack 5.5 provides an integrated package that can be used by both commercial and open source projects for rapid, consistent deployments in both development and production environments.
"Our stacks make it easy for new users to get up and running with open source software by providing a fast, nearly 'error-proof' installation process for the end-user". Said Daniel Lopez, BitRock Founder and CTO, "BitRock Stacks are also great for people managing a large number of servers, because they can be deployed in unattended mode to ensure consistent installations in enterprise environments".
BitRock not only offers MAMPStack, but a wide range of packaged distributions of open source applications. Also available are 2 versions of the LAMP stack and BitRock MonoStack, an easy to install distribution that integrates with the Mono Runtime to create a complete Mono development environment.
BitRock Stacks highlight the company.s expertise in integrating and packaging software for easy installation and configuration. In addition to its standard Stacks, BitRock specializes in building and packaging customized distributions of open source tools and libraries. Its Custom Stacks provide a cost-effective way for ISVs and internal IT departments to ship a complete, integrated distribution that includes their software and the third party components that it depends on in an easy to install package. The resulting installers present a streamlined installation process that reduces both support calls and end- user frustration, helping companies to speed product adoption.
Founded in 2003, BitRock is a privately held software company with offices in Seville, Spain and San Francisco, USA. Drawing from the professional experience of its employees, which spans Silicon Valley, Europe and Southeast Asia, BitRock develops multiplatform installation and management tools. BitRock's clients range from large corporations and governments to independent software vendors and educational institutions.
Please visit www.bitrock.com for additional information.