SOURCE: DotNetNuke


June 16, 2009 08:00 ET

Updated DotNetNuke Professional Edition Delivers Scalability, Analytics and Ease of Use in a Fully Supported Solution for Business-Critical Websites

Latest Release of Open Source Web Content Management and Application Development Framework for Microsoft .NET Improves Deployment and Maintenance of Websites and Web Applications

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - DotNetNuke Corp. today announced the DotNetNuke Professional Edition 5.1, the latest release of its web content management and application development framework for business-critical websites and web applications built on Microsoft .NET. The DotNetNuke Professional Edition is built on the same open source core as the free DotNetNuke Community Edition but includes several exclusive features, as well as the peace of mind of a fully supported, documented and secure software package. The new Professional Edition enables companies to reduce the cost of website and web application development and maintenance with a highly extensible, robust toolkit that maximizes their existing Microsoft investments.

News Highlights

-- DotNetNuke Professional Edition is designed for organizations with high website traffic, multiple website content contributors and approvers, extensive application security monitoring requirements, or the need for advanced marketing analytics tools.

-- The DotNetNuke Professional Edition includes features that are not available in the Community Edition including:

- Support for advanced Google Analytics functionality, such as visitor type, landing page, role, or referrer segmentation

- Advanced content approval that allows administrators to create custom workflows with an unlimited number of states and reviewers

- Page, module and folder level extended permissions that provide more granular security rights

- A distributed caching provider for more efficient resource usage in web farms

- File integrity checking that reviews files in the installation and reports any inconsistencies that may impact website reliability

- Network-based health monitoring that pings the website periodically to identify failures and notify the site owner and that ensures the site stays in web server memory for faster user accessibility

- A vulnerability database that cross references each customer's product version to easily identify potential issues

-- An annual DotNetNuke Professional Edition subscription costs $1,999 per instance and includes:

- A fully tested and verified software package

- Full product documentation

- Access to the Professional Edition online Knowledge Base

- Security update email alerts

- Unlimited technical support

- Product copyright indemnification

-- Users can easily extend the DotNetNuke solution by purchasing add-on extensions from the DotNetNuke Marketplace, which features thousands of third-party software modules and skins from hundreds of independent vendors.

-- DotNetNuke is the largest open source Microsoft community with more than 700,000 members. The software has been downloaded more than 6 million times and consistently ranks as the top web application download on CodePlex.

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Navin Nagiah, President and CEO of DotNetNuke Corp.:

"DotNetNuke already powers hundreds of thousands of production websites, but we recognized that organizations running business-critical websites needed additional services and product features which were not available in the free Community Edition. The new release of the DotNetNuke Professional Edition gives our customers the unique product features, support, and flexibility they need for success."

Mike Deignan, Managing Director, SeQoya Pty. Ltd.:

"We chose to build our salary and benefits tracking web application on the DotNetNuke Professional Edition platform because it offers the scalability, extensibility and flexibility of the open source community core architecture coupled with advanced support and security features. DotNetNuke saves us time and money and is playing a critical role in the ongoing success of our business."

About DotNetNuke Corp.

DotNetNuke Corp. is the steward of the DotNetNuke open source project, the most widely adopted framework for building websites and web applications on Microsoft .NET. Organizations use DotNetNuke to quickly develop and deploy interactive and dynamic websites, intranets, extranets and web applications. The DotNetNuke framework is available in both a free Community and a subscription based Professional Edition. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates the DotNetNuke Marketplace where users purchase third party software modules and skins. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures and August Capital, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For additional information, visit

DotNetNuke® and DNN® are registered trademarks of DNN Corp. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.

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