Customers can now instantly deploy and manage Alfresco Team, the pro-tool for content collaboration, on Amazon EC2
_San Francisco, CA and London, UK. - July 21, 2011. - _Following on Alfresco's recent announcement of its new Alfresco Team subscription, BitNami today announced that Alfresco has chosen BitNami Cloud Hosting to provide one-click deployment and simplified management of Alfresco Team in the cloud.
Alfresco Team is a pro-tool for content collaboration. Put in the hands of today's employees, Alfresco Team offers best-in-breed capabilities for sharing and collaborating on content, all with low-cost subscription pricing. And now, customers can easily deploy Alfresco Team on Amazon EC2 using the simple BitNami Cloud.
"Alfresco Team is a power tool for content creators. If your team creates and collaborates on content - business documents, spreadsheets, presentations, designs, images, videos, or audio - Alfresco Team has the flexibility and power to make your job easier," said Todd Barr, CMO of Alfresco. "We are proud to be working with Bitnami Cloud Hosting to help Alfresco Team customers get started in a matter of minutes with one-click deployment for easy access and secure file sharing in the cloud."
Alfresco Team customers have the option of downloading a native installer for the software or deploying it to the cloud with BitNami Cloud Hosting. Developed by BitRock, BitNami Cloud Hosting simplifies the process of running applications on the Amazon Web Services cloud.
It provides simplified application deployment, automated backups, one-click server restores, resizing, monitoring and other features for its library of over 20 different open source applications.
"Together, BitNami Cloud Hosting and Alfresco Team bring a cloud-based, full collaboration platform within reach of small businesses and departmental teams," said Erica Brescia, CEO of BitRock, the developer of BitNami. "This is a great example of how the cloud and open source are bringing ever more powerful technology to businesses of all sizes at affordable prices."
Alfresco Team offers a free forever 5-user, 500 document trial and subscription pricing starts at $199 per user per year thereafter. BitNami Cloud Hosting provides a 30 day free trial for all users and plans for Alfresco Team start at $49 per month plus the cost of Amazon hosting.
Users can sign up at: https://app.bitnamihosting.com/launch/alfresco- team.
BitNami simplifies the process of deploying web applications natively, virtually and in the cloud. BitNami Cloud Hosting provides a growing library of the most popular open source applications, ready to be launched with the click of a button. With BitNami Cloud Hosting, solution providers and businesses of all sizes can deploy and manage business applications such as JasperServer, SugarCRM, Alfresco, Drupal and many more.
To learn more, visit: http://bitnami.com/cloud
Alfresco is the open platform for social content management. With nearly 2,000 customers in 55 countries, Alfresco is the world's most trusted open platform for highly scalable, enterprise-class content management. Boasting over 250 partners, a vibrant open source community, and customers including Home Depot, Michelin and the New York Philharmonic, the Alfresco ecosystem is driving innovation across the globe.
Headquartered in London, with US headquarters in Atlanta, Alfresco was founded in 2005 by a team of content management pioneers including CTO, John Newton, and CEO, John Powell. For more information, visit http://www.alfresco.com
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