Open source enterprise contentmanagement (ECM) provider Nuxeo has long focused on supporting its usercommunity with features that make development and implementation easier. Thecompany is continuing the tradition with its latest move to support Ubuntu forits Document Management platform.
Enhanced ECM Support for Ubuntu Operating System
Today Nuxeo announced that Nuxeo Document management isavailable for Ubuntu. Use of the Linux-based Ubuntu server has grown consistently over the last several years. Nuxeo haspartnered with Canonical to ensure that organizations choosing Ubuntu can easilyinstall, upgrade and customize Nuxeo’s tools. Nuxeo hopes the enhanced supportwill make it easier for organizations with content management needs and thathave elected to use the Ubuntu Linux distribution to incorporate open sourceinto their technology portfolio.
Today’s announcement isn’t the first endeavor with Ubuntu.The company’s Enterprise Platform previously supported Ubuntu. However,now that the popularity of the Ubuntu Linux distribution continues to increaseacross Nuxeo’s customer base and within the company itself, Nuxeo felt that enhancingsupport with a specialized distribution would make the platform acquisition,installation and support process more efficient. This distribution joinsseveral other Nuxeo products like Nuxeo Studio, Nuxeo Marketplace and NuxeoConnect portal that make development using the Nuxeo platform quicker.
Good For Cloud Deployments
Nuxeo’s new Ubuntu distribution may be a good option forlarge ECM cloud deployments. In fact, the distribution is currently leveragedby Nuxeo as a component of its cloud offering. Nuxeo users and partners that use a different Linux distribution don’t need to be concerned that Nuxeo isleaving them in the cold. Nuxeo will continue support for a number of opensource and proprietary operating systems, including the Debian distribution.
Nuxeo isn’t working in isolation. The company is hoping thatthe Debian and Ubuntu communities that have important experience packaging andrunning applications on a variety of Linux servers and for large user communitieswill contribute. Those interested are encouraged to develop applications andadd-ons for the Nuxeo ECM platform.