JasperSoft Launches JasperForge.org

New Central Open Source Business Intelligence Site Offers Free Collaboration Tools to Enterprise Developers, Open Source Developers, and Partners

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- JasperSoft Corporation, the leader in open source business intelligence, today announced the launch of JasperForge.org, an online site that provides free access to collaborative tools to build, deploy, and extend open source business intelligence (BI) software. JasperForge, located at www.jasperforge.org/ , also provides users with a central place to download BI software, learn configuration tips, and share BI deployment experiences with other people.

JasperForge.org provides developers with free access to a wide range of collaborative development tools including discussion forums, version control, wikis, a development dashboard, issue tracking, and automated project monitoring. IT managers can easily find and download open source BI software from a central location and read blogs from JasperSoft executives and other members of the open source BI community.

"Currently, there are more than 30 open source projects built around our reporting product, JasperReports, and dozen of companies with commercial applications or services built on the JasperSoft architecture," said Barry Klawans, CTO of JasperSoft. "With the rapid growth in development projects and exchange of technical ideas between projects, we decided to build JasperForge.org to bring everything together in one location."

Additional features of JasperForge.org include:

o Project portals where developers can manage development projects and search through files and documents;
o Customizable wiki framework and discussion forums;
o Version control with Subversion integration;
o Publishing system for open source software and documentation;
o Task manager with the ability to request actions such as feedback or contribution from other members in a team;
o Monitoring and automatic notification of changes to a project; and
Real-time status statistics and reporting.

Availability and Eligibility

JasperForge.org is immediately available free of charge to open source project developers and users at www.jasperforge.org/ . Collaboration tools can be used to exchange information on JasperSoft-related BI solutions). Project space, provisioned with a suite of collaborative development tools is freely available to any open source or gated community project that is of general interest to the JasperSoft community. Private project space on JasperForge.org is available for JasperSoft partners.

About JasperSoft

JasperSoft is the leader in open source business intelligence (BI). With more than one million downloads and 10,000 corporate deployments in 200 countries, JasperSoft offers the most widely used open source BI software in the world. The company's JasperIntelligence architecture is comprised of open source server, report design, analytics, and commercial software for scalable enterprise applications. JasperSoft is based in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture capital firms Morgenthaler Ventures, Doll Capital Management, Discovery Ventures, and Partech International. More information is available at jaspersoft.com.

Source: JasperSoft Corporation

CONTACT: Craig Oda of Page One PR, +1-650-565-9800, ext. 102, or coda@pageonepr.com, or for JasperSoft

Web site: www.jasperforge.org/

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