Confluence 2.2, now available, introduces some outstanding new features for wiki users such as personal spaces, support for internationalisation, CAPTCHA spam protection, new extension points for plugin developers, a simple LDAP configuration syntax, and more.
Sydney, Australia (PRWeb) May 10, 2006 — Atlassian Software Systems today announced its newest release of Confluence, the enterprise wiki. Confluence 2.2 introduces some outstanding features for wiki users such as personal spaces, support for internationalisation, CAPTCHA spam protection, dozens of new extension points for plugin developers, and more.
Dubbed “best overall enterprise wiki”, Confluence was awarded a 2006 Editor’s Choice and a Well-Connected award by Network Computing. Over 1,200 organisations in more than 45 countries have selected Confluence for collaboration and knowledge management, including such name brands as Accenture, Boeing, BMW, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, MIT, Pixar, and United Nations.
A much-requested feature, Confluence 2.2 introduces Personal Spaces, giving each user the ability to host their own blog and wiki within the Confluence server. Personal spaces allow an enterprise to extend the potential of the wiki to every member of the organisation, all integrated with Confluence’s powerful tools for producing, organising, securing and sharing knowledge.
Confluence 2.2 now provides a fully internationalised web interface through drop-in language packs, allowing each user to choose their preferred interface language. Along with language packs, over 30 new and useful plugins are now available that extend the functionality of Confluence. The complete plugin library, which offers over 125 plugins, can be found at http://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence/plugins.jsp.
Other improvements in Confluence 2.2 include CAPTCHA support to prevent automated spam on public sites, improved search performance and accuracy, streamlined configuration file syntax for the user management library, improved permissioning protocols for anonymous and logged-in users, and faster performance for external LDAP repositories.
For a complete list of changes in Confluence 2.2, refer to the Release Notes at http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Release+Notes+2.2#ReleaseNotes2.2-features.
Atlassian Confluence is free to qualified open source projects and non-profit organizations. Commercial and academic users will benefit from upfront and simple pricing. To download a fully functional free 30-day evaluation, try an online demo, or just find out more visit: http://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence/ConfluenceDownloadCenter.jspa.
Confluence is a pragmatic, practical knowledge management solution that combines the simplicity of a wiki with the powerful features enterprises demand. Fine-grained security, detailed content versioning, email integration, RSS, blogging, deep searching, agile document management, and legendary technical support all come together to make Confluence the wiki of choice for over 1,200 organisations around the globe. By allowing anyone in the enterprise to easily create, update, search and secure their own content, Confluence is rapidly becoming the collaboration solution of modern business teams.
Confluence 2.2 is available via Atlassian’s web site. Confluence’s fair and upfront licensing policy includes free upgrades and support for twelve months. Confluence is a web-based application that runs on any platform and supports most major databases. Existing customers who wish to upgrade, or new users who wish to perform a free, fully-functional 30-day evaluation can download Confluence from the Atlassian website: http://www.atlassian.com/wiki.