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, 2014Mendix, 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

    About Mendix

    Mendix, a Siemens business, is the only low-code platform designed to address the full complexity of enterprise software development challenges. Deploying point solutions to departmental problems solves things at a micro level—but if you want to make a significant impact on your business, you need to go bigger and build powerful portfolios that move the needle sustainably and strategically.

    With Mendix, enterprises can take on more complex, transformational initiatives by engaging everyone in capturing requirements, forming ideas, and embedding value assessment throughout the lifecycle of the software portfolio.

    Focus on the right problems while relying on governance and control to avoid unnecessary risk. Mobilize your organization. Build the change readiness muscle. And when the next big idea drops, turn it into an outcome quicker.

    More than 4,000 organizations in 46 countries use the Mendix low-code platform. An active community of over 300,000 developers has created over 950,000 applications – and counting.