SOURCE: Impetus Technologies

September 15, 2008 09:00 ET

Impetus to Unveil World's First Drupal + Shindig & World's First Liferay + Shindig at the Web 2.0 Expo in New York

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 15, 2008) - Impetus Technologies, Inc. ( will unveil "Zest," the World's First Drupal plus Shindig OpenSocial compatible platform, and "Zeal," the World's First Liferay plus Shindig OpenSocial compatible platform, at the Web 2.0 Expo in New York this month. Impetus, the Pioneers in Outsourced Product Development, will showcase these and other OpenSocial technologies created to simplify and expand a Web 2.0 world through easier interaction with friends and colleagues.

Zest is the first and only Drupal-based Shindig implementation and is canned modular extensible community platform designed to identify and connect users to multiple social networking applications and services. Zeal is the first and only Liferay-based Shindig implementation, Caja enabled, and is also canned modular extensible community platform.

Both applications facilitate easy online user profiles which make connecting to social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook, and LinkedIn and integrating with online buddy lists, photo albums, email, scrapes, and guest books a breeze. They provide customizable themes and skins, 3rd party gadget integration and are OpenSocial 0.8 compliant and White Labeling ready.

These applications were designed by Impetus' iLabs (Innovation Labs) group which is focused on providing Architecture and Design best practices on a variety of emerging technologies and platforms including REST framework; Web2.0 technologies including AJAX, Open Laszlo, RoR; and mobile technologies including development, porting, and testing on iPhone, Android, BREW, J2ME, WinMobile and Symbian.

Impetus CEO, Praveen Kankariya, remarked on the occasion, "Web 2.0 is all about simplifying and extending the user experience; the seamless access and integration of information from different sources improves decision making and enriches life. At Impetus we are proud to play a part in pushing the boundaries of Web 2.0 technologies by developing innovative applications quickly and cost-effectively."

Impetus will exhibit at the Web 2.0 Expo in New York Sept. 16th through 19th in Booth 1823.

About Impetus

Headquartered in San Jose (CA), Impetus Technologies provides outsourced software product design, development, testing, QA, consulting, product migration and related support services to leading global software product companies. With greater than 1100 employees and a 15 year association with clients ranging from enterprise class companies to innovative technology start-ups, Impetus has been involved hundreds of successful product launches of award winning software. For more information, email:

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