Hippo Announces Hippo CMS Version 7

Jan 27, 2009


Hippo, a vendor of open source Enterprise Content Management and Portal technology, has launched version 7.0 of its Content Management System, Hippo CMS. Hippo CMS 7.0 is an enterprise-class open source software product designed for businesses that have a large quantity of files, documents, and web content that needs to be captured, stored, preserved, and delivered internally and externally. Version 7.0 features a new technological core based on Apache Jackrabbit, introducing full JSR 170 compliancy. The GUI technology moved to Apache Wicket enabling a modern AJAX GUI with drag and drop, and auto-save functionality. Version 7.0 allows organizations to choose from a variety of plug-ins in order to address their needs. Key features of the current release include: a faceted repository allowing users to label their content in multiple ways; support for JavaServer Pages (JSP), JavaServer Faces (JSF), Cocoon, Portlets; node granularity; and the ability to index external repositories.