Mendix Launches New Community Edition: Build and Deploy Enterprise Apps in the Cloud for Free
Developers Can Now Leverage at No Cost the Power of the Mendix Enterprise App Platform as a Service
BOSTON and ROTTERDAM – April 3, 2014 – Mendix, the enterprise app platform as a service company, today announced the release and immediate availability of the Mendix Community Edition –a free, no-strings-attached edition of the company’s enterprise app Platform as a Service (aPaaS) for rapid application delivery and deployment. The announcement was made at Mendix World 2014, where the company also launched the Mendix AppCloud, a new set of cloud services that will transform the way enterprises build, share and use their custom business apps.
The Mendix Community Edition makes the same disruptive technology used by leading enterprises available to a global community of developers, power users and business experts. Now, anyone from start-ups to small business teams and individual developers can tap into Mendix to easily build and deploy working apps and share with others instantly. This allows anybody to quickly try out new app ideas, build prototypes and small apps and move from initial idea to working app.
“As apps emerge as the single most important differentiator across many industries, developers and companies, big or small, need a better and easier way to quickly turn a concept into a working app,” said Derek Roos, CEO and co-founder of Mendix. “Our new Community Edition is designed to make app-driven business innovation completely frictionless, easy and free.”
About the Mendix Community Edition
The Mendix Community Edition includes the rapid development capabilities of the Mendix App Platform combined with a complete set of deployment resources for small teams of up to 10 users. Users can be seamlessly upgraded to commercial editions to add users, and enterprise-grade features including private cloud and on-premise deployment options, app monitoring, back-up and resource management as well as enterprise management and support.
The Mendix Community Edition is being unveiled today at Mendix World 2014 and will become publicly available on April 10. New users can sign up immediately at now.mendix.com.
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Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in low-code and no-code application development for the enterprise, is fundamentally reinventing the way applications are built in the digital enterprise. With the Mendix platform, enterprises can 'Make with More,' by broadening an enterprise's development capability to conquer the software development bottleneck; 'Make it Smart,' by making apps with rich native experiences that are intelligent, proactive, and contextual; and 'Make at Scale,' to modernize core systems and build large app portfolios to keep pace with business growth. The Mendix platform is built to promote intense collaboration between business and IT teams, and dramatically accelerate application development cycles, while maintaining the highest standards of security, quality, and governance — in short, to help enterprises confidently leap into their digital futures. Mendix's 'Go Make It' platform has been adopted by more than 4,000 leading companies around the world.
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