Bitrix, Inc., a technology trendsetter in business communications solutions, announces the availability of Bitrix® Virtual Appliance 1.5 for Amazon EC2, a major release of the free virtual platform that creates an optimal performance environment for Bitrix® Intranet Portal and Bitrix® Site Manager.
The software underwent a number of significant improvements to deliver customers more reliability and services while using the company’s CMS/EMC solutions in Amazon Web Services. Bitrix Virtual Appliance is based on a self-updating Fedora Linux operating system, includes the latest versions of the Bitrix web environment, and features increased system performance and optimized memory usage. Following the latest Amazon development initiatives, the software now supports all three datacenter location regions (US – Standard, US – N. California, EU - Ireland).
The release also includes the beta-version of Amazon EBS storage volume, customized especially for Bitrix Virtual Appliance. This feature allows the user to create up to 1TB of back-up copies of web projects and intranet portals, roll-back projects to a specified point in time, protect data for long-term durability and remain sure that the data is securely stored and guaranteed by Amazon.
“SaaS deployment provides a wide range of benefits connected with cost reduction and quality of service,” said Dmitry Valyanov, President of Bitrix, Inc. “It reduces expenses on high-priced hardware, IT staff and the user pays only for the actual software usage time. Moreover, customers get the service provider’s guarantee for solution availability, security and integrity.”
• Bitrix Virtual Appliance / Amazon EC2 Edition
• Bitrix Virtual Appliance / Amazon EBS Edition
• Installation guide
About Bitrix, Inc.
Bitrix (bitrixsoft.com) is a privately-owned company developing an advanced business communications platform to bridge SMBs with their customers (Internet), partners (Extranet) and employees (Intranet). Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Alexandria, VA, Bitrix now incorporates 70+ staff, 30,000+ customers and 4,000+ partners worldwide. The customer list includes Hyundai, Volkswagen, Panasonic, Gazprom, Xerox, PricewaterhourseCoopers, DPD, VTB, Samsung and Cosmopolitan. Localized into 13 languages, the company’s products are distinguished for their pioneering technology, unique security features, extreme performance capacity and unmatched ease-of-use.