Introducing Certified TWiki 4.2 with Built-In Enterprise Social Networking Platform


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The enterprise wiki serves as a social networking platform and knowledge management system to run a project development space, a document management system, a knowledge base, a team portal, and custom applications.

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Introducing Certified TWiki 4.2 with Built-In Enterprise Social Networking Platform

  1. 1. Introducing Certified TWiki 4.2 with Built-In Enterprise Social Networking Platform Certified TWiki 4.2.4 Now Available for Download
  2. 2. SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feburary, 18, 2009 TWIKI.NET, the leading provider of open source enterprise collaboration solutions, today announces the latest release of its Certified TWiki Virtual Appliance (CTVA). Release 4.2.4 offers significant security enhancements and advanced enterprise search capabilities for Microsoft Office-based file attachments, enabling users to quickly find content across Web pages and file attachments. Release 4.2.4 also includes TWikiConnect , an easy-to-use and customizable Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) application at no additional cost.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Certified TWiki 4.2 extends TWiki functionality in areas critical to business users. TWiki users can now perform advanced search on Microsoft Office-based attachments, import & export from Excel and create PDF files directly from their TWiki pages. </li></ul><ul><li>With TWiki, organizations can easily migrate from traditional 'email with attachment&quot; mode of information sharing to centralized collaborative content sharing supported by fine grain access control and persistent versioning. </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations leveraging TWiki for enterprise collaboration can expect dramatic reductions in email volume as well as mis-information resulting from out-of-sync documents. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The use of TWiki at a major Silicon Valley networking company was characterized as having the following impact on a department with hundreds of TWiki users: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TWiki has resulted in broadcast email dropping by 93% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS Office (Word/Excel) usage has dropped by 82% -- Powerpoint is a different story. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All processes, troubleshooting guides, status reports, meeting minutes, requirements documents etc are done in the wiki. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. “ Hundreds of thousands of enterprise users already familiar with TWiki understand the business benefits of Web based collaboration via a structured Wiki. Making it easy for workers to connect and collaborate with each other enhances the organization's ability to 'Get Things Done. TWiKiConnect is a natural extension of TWiki and is designed to make businesses more agile and productive while maintaining a consistent source of corporate knowledge and intellectual properties, With TWikiConnect you can avoid privacy and confidentiality issues associated public Social Networking sites. Unlike Facebook's privacy policy, you own the content &quot; said Peter Thoeny, CTO of TWIKI.NET.
  6. 6. <ul><li>CTVA 4.2.4 contains the latest version of TWikiConnect. </li></ul><ul><li>TWikiConnect offers many of the same features found in popular social networking applications, but has been carefully designed with enterprise users in mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Current TWIKI.NET customers will receive this powerful new functionality as a part of their existing support subscription. For users of the open source TWiki, TWikiConnect can be installed on top of an existing TWiki server. TWikiConnect software upgrades the existing users home pages with full Enterprise Social Networking functionality. </li></ul><ul><li>As with all TWIKI.NET applications, TWikiConnect can be extended to meet your company's particular Enterprise Social Networking requirements, either by your internal TWiki power users, or by a TWIKI.NET Independent Consultant . </li></ul>
  7. 7. To learn more about TWikiConnect Visit
  8. 8. About TWIKI.NET: Founded in 2007 to provide enterprise class collaboration software, support, and services based on open source TWiki, the worlds leading open source enterprise collaboration and social networking platform available in 14 languages, across 130+ countries and used daily by millions of users. The company offers: Certified &quot;TWiki OnSite&quot; for behind-the-firewall deployments where security is the primary concern. The company also offers &quot;TWiki OnDemand&quot;, a hosted SaaS enterprise solution for organizations looking to minimize costs associated with hardware and software purchases, maintenance and support. TWIKI.NET is committed to supporting the development of open source TWiki and empowering organizations to leverage enterprise collaboration and social networking to achieve a competitive advantage.
  9. 9. To learn more about TWIKI.NET Visit TWiki is a registered trademark of Peter Thoeny, TWIKI.NET. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.