Software offers enterprise-grade wiki for all organizations.

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Confluence Hosted makes wiki-based collaboration accessible for small, mid, or large organizations or groups with limited IT resources. With ability to store and search across all types of files (PPT, Word, PDF, and GIF), hosted service features unlimited pages and spaces, WYSIWYG interface, enterprise-grade security and permissioning, email and RSS integration and support, and interoperable architecture.



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Enterprise Wiki Market Heats up with New Hosted Version of Atlassian Confluence



Confluence Hosted Offers Enterprise-Grade Wiki With Zero Deployment Cost for All Organisations

SYDNEY, Australia-Atlassian today announced the release of Confluence Hosted, a new hosted service to make wiki-based collaboration more accessible for small, mid, or large organisations or groups with limited IT resources. Confluence Hosted is based on Atlassian Confluence, the world's most advanced enterprise wiki. By bringing its enterprise experience to the hosted market, Atlassian can now offer enterprise-grade functionality and scalability without the deployment requirements of a traditional enterprise platform. A free, fully functional 30-day evaluation of Confluence Hosted is available at atlassian.com/software/confluence/hosted.jsp.

Today wikis are used extensively for knowledge management and collaboration within organisations of all sizes. Increasingly, wiki software has been chosen for corporate intranets, extranets and web content management. Confluence Hosted is ready to use in seconds, eliminating any installation or maintenance for individual users. This relieves dependency on IT resources, time and budget allocation. Its tiered pricing model starts at US$49 per month.

Business Objects (NYSE:BOBJ) tested an early beta of Confluence Hosted and ultimately standardized on Confluence for internal collaboration. "We were able to set up the wiki quickly and painlessly. It spread from a hosted departmental solution to an on-premise enterprise-wide solution," said Troy Angrignon, Emerging Technology Strategist at Business Objects.

He added, "Atlassian's quality of service was tremendous, they were extremely responsive to our questions and needs. Since the beta, we have transitioned to a full on-premise solution that integrates with our Exchange and Active Directory. I would highly recommend to anyone seeking a hosted or on-premise corporate wiki to consider Confluence."

"Every organisation, from a two-person start up to a multinational corporation, faces collaboration challenges," says Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes. "We're pretty excited that we can now make the leading enterprise wiki accessible to an even broader audience with Confluence Hosted."

Features include:

Immediate accessibility with no installation required
Unlimited pages and unlimited spaces
Simple to use WYSIWYG interface that requires little or no training
Ability to store and search across all types of files (PPT, Word, PDF, GIF, etc)
Enterprise-grade security and permissioning
Email and RSS integration and support
Atlassian's legendary commitment to service and support
Highly extensible and interoperable architecture

Confluence Hosted customers can remain on Hosted indefinitely or they can bring the wiki on-premise at any time. Contegix, a leading provider of managed hosting applications, was selected to provide hosting services due to their outstanding performance and 24x7 support. Contegix offers clients its signature Beyond Managed Hosting(TM) service, a comprehensive managed solution dedicated to the specific needs of the client.

Evaluation and pricing information is available at: atlassian.com/software/confluence/hosted.jsp.

About Atlassian

Atlassian develops affordable, lightweight software that helps enterprises collaborate better. Its products include Confluence, widely recognized as the most advanced enterprise wiki, and JIRA, one of the world's most popular issue trackers for IT project management. The company has more than 5,500 customers worldwide, including 30 of the world's top 50 corporations. For more information, visit: www.atlassian.com.

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