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Lumen Gives Open Source Some SaaS

Apr 27, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Lumen Software is hoping to tap enterprises and software developers interested in taking an open source slant on the emerging software-as-a-service model. The company is offering up its Lumenation SaaS development platform--an open source take on proprietary SaaS development approaches used by Salesforce.com or Microsoft's OfficeLive.

"Lumenation is targeting its platform at developers that want to provide SaaS offerings to end-user customers, but want to develop with open source standard tools such as PHP and AJAX, running on a LAPP server stack (Linux Apache, PostgreSQL and PHP--a twist on the LAMP stack, which uses the MySQL database)..."

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