BitNami Brings Open Source Apps to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

In connection with the General Availability release of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, BitNami announces that it has collaborated with Microsoft to bring its library of popular open source web applications and development frameworks to Windows Azure.

San Francisco. April 16, 2013. - BitNami, the app store for server software, has collaborated with Microsoft Corp. to make its library of open source applications available on Windows Azure. The BitNami applications are available free of charge and can be deployed to Windows Azure in one click.

The BitNami app store includes a wide range of best-of-breed applications for customer relationship management (CRM), wikis, project management, portal and website development, blogging and much more. Over 60 applications and development environments are currently available for Windows Azure, including: SugarCRM, Alfresco, WordPress, Drupal, Liferay, Redmine, Joomla!, Ruby on Rails and LAMP.

"We are excited about the announcement of GA for the Windows Azure Infrastructure Services offering. We have seen first hand its rapid evolution into a world-class, cost-effective infrastructure platform that every business should consider when pondering a move to the cloud," said Daniel Lopez, CEO of BitNami.

"With Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, Microsoft has unmatched flexibility that lets customers choose to deploy infrastructure in the public cloud, on premises, or as a hybrid implementation," said David Aiken, group product marketing manager, Server and Tools Marketing, Microsoft. "As an important part of our cloud ecosystem, we are happy to see BitNami's continued support for Windows Azure. Their one-click app packages enable our customers to deploy a wide variety of applications to the cloud in minutes."

To view the library of BitNami apps for Windows Azure, visit: http://bitnami.com/azure

About BitNami

BitNami is the app store for server software. BitNami provides free one-click installation packages, virtual machines and cloud images for popular server applications, including blogs, CRM, document management and more. BitNami supports all major operating systems, virtualization and cloud platforms. Whether you are a developer with complex requirements or a business end-user that just needs a simple collaboration solution, BitNami has an app for you.

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