Boston, Paris – April 20, 2011 – Nuxeo, the provider of a content management platform for business applications, announced today the availability of the a new package in the Nuxeo Marketplace that enables the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) online storage of files uploaded to a Nuxeo application. The component, Amazon S3 Online Storage, offers an easy, cost-effective option for managing Nuxeo application file storage on the cloud.
Content management applications often manage large volumes of information that in some cases grow quickly and can burden an organization’s IT resources. Amazon S3 offers off site data storage with a pricing scheme based on usage in a highly secure setting, making it an attractive option for content solution architects or administrators who need the flexibility of online file storage options.
When installed in a Nuxeo platform-based application such as Nuxeo DM for Open Source Document Management, the Amazon S3 Online Storage component enables access to an Amazon S3 account, so that files can be stored remotely in a way that is completely transparent to the application user. Configuration options for the combined Amazon S3 / Nuxeo technology file storage solution include data encryption and geographic location for storage.
“With the Amazon S3 Online Storage component, Nuxeo continues to improve its platform technology by offering a secure, scalable, and cost-effective storage option on the cloud,” says Eric Barroca, Nuxeo CEO. “Nuxeo clients who need to externalize file storage of their organization’s ECM solution now have a ready-made option. This is another important step towards making the Nuxeo platform fully cloud-ready.”
The Amazon S3 Online Storage component is available immediately as a Nuxeo Marketplace package. Nuxeo encourages community members who try this new option to send feedback. Nuxeo Connect subscribers can install it through the Update Center of their Nuxeo application. Non-Connect subscribers can sign up for a 30-day trial of Nuxeo Connect for access to the Nuxeo Marketplace packages.
Nuxeo provides an extensible and modular Open Source Content Management Platform enabling architects and developers to easily build and run business applications. Designed by developers for developers, the Nuxeo Platform offers modern technologies, a powerful plug-in model and extensive packaging capabilities. It comes with ready-to-use Document Management, Digital Asset Management and Case Management packages. 1000+ organizations rely on Nuxeo to run business-critical applications, including Electronic Arts, Netflix, Sharp, Pearson Education, FICO, the U.S. Navy, and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company. Nuxeo is dual-headquartered in New York and Paris. More information is available at www.nuxeo.com.
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