Magnolia Organization has announced the release Magnolia 2.1, an update to the Magnolia Enterprise Content Management System (ECM). Magnolia 2.1 provides new features and turns the JSR-170 based content management system into an Enterprise Suite.
Magnolia 2.1 "speaks" 15 major languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. It contains new features, including: native search, XML-based import/export, a new cross-browser rich-text editor, and drop-in single container deployment. Other new features, include: support of several JSR-170 compliant repository implementations, including the Open Source implementations "Jackrabbit" and "Jeiceira" as well as commercial alternatives; improved performance through 70% reduction in number of nodes compared to Magnolia 2.0; war-file drop-in deployment on any J2EE container; run as many Magnolia sites as you like within a single J2EE container; a choice of two cross-browser rich-text editors--Kupu and fckEditor; and an improved module mechanism to provide for extensibility. Magnolia 2.1 is available immediately and free-of-charge from the Web site.