eTouch SamePage, a dynamic enterprise wiki, today announced it has released SamePage Community Edition, a free version of its On-Premise Enterprise Edition.
The SamePage Community Edition offers many of the same features found in other versions of the software to enable enterprise 2.0 deployment in small and mid-sized businesses, students, research groups, small groups within enterprises and others. With this edition, SamePage is enabling these groups to utilize the software to improve collaboration and knowledge management, including content and document management and various types of communications; and encouraging them to participate in the SamePage community with best practices, ideas and impressions about the product.
Features and benefits of SamePage Community Edition include:
• Ability to scale and grow as the group or organization does;
• Operates from within the firewall, not from the cloud, providing customer full control of the deployment;
• The same level of functionality available in the SamePage Enterprise Edition;
• Ability to upgrade to the fully supported Enterprise Edition at any time;
• Complete access to the SamePage knowledgebase, where users can discuss issues, bugs and other topics;
• Free of cost.
"It's 2010, and enterprise wikis and Enterprise 2.0 continue to evolve. While many solution providers are aiming to make wikis more expensive and all-inclusive platforms, eTouch has, with the SamePage Community Edition, chosen to provide an option that removes one of the barriers of entry – cost - which in this economy is more sensitive than others,” said Dan Keldsen, principal at Information Architected. “While there are open source, no-cost options in the marketplace, many potential users do not want to have hands-on access to the code and everything implied in open source. They want "enterprise-class" wiki capabilities. I applaud eTouch for launching this new edition to help the have-nots leap one hurdle in not participating in Enterprise 2.0, with a no cost, yet modern wiki platform."
Community Edition clients will have access to SamePage version 4.3. Launched in June, the latest version features a Windows Explorer-like view and WebDav support, which enables users to edit attachments without explicitly downloading them. The result is a simpler environment for collaboration and document management.
“SamePage Community Edition is a great option for companies looking to get started with an enterprise 2.0 option,” said Aniruddha Gadre, CEO of eTouch SamePage. “By offering a robust solution that incorporates many of the same features of our enterprise edition, we are enabling companies and groups that are ready to enter this newer area of collaboration and communication. At the same time, we see this as a true opportunity to really build the SamePage community of users.”
Watch a video interview about the new SamePage Community Edition at samepagewiki on YouTube, register to join the community on the Community page of our site and join the SamePage Wiki and Blog Facebook page for updates.
About eTouch SamePage
SamePage (etouch.net) is a product of eTouch Systems, a leading provider of enterprise-class wiki solutions and consulting services that leverage technology solutions and help organizations share their collective knowledge, insights and creativity. SamePage is a scalable and dynamic wiki that enables its users to improve collaboration, save money and streamline decision making in a secure, well-supported environment. SamePage is used by medium and large enterprises around the world, including Prudential, Alcatel-Lucent, NASA, Citrix, Hestia, Teradyne, Siemens, NY State Unified Court System and ADP, as well as by strategic partners, such as Cisco/WebEx and the Force.com AppExchange from Salesforce.com/.