Joomla is launching a 1.6 version of its open source software as of Monday January 10th, of 2011. The new launch is expected to bring more features for enterprise collaborations. In a statement, according to Ryan Ozimek, who is the president of Open Source Matters, that flexibility and security is top of the list when it comes to consumers. This is a concern by many in the past and making this software more initiative is the key.
Ozimek explains that the frame work of CMS is changing, making this more useful to integrate collaborations. If you are large company, you can get a site to run with the 1.6, but you can get IT support and anything else that you desire to publish. All of this can be done within the same framework! Joomla version 2.0 requires no hardware or extra software to purchase, since it is offered under the General Public License at this time.
Preparations are under way for Joomla to open a broad expansion of linking with SQL and noSQL databases giving these servers a job to be the glue for wed services. Joomla has always been an international focus creating a similar O.S.S. called Mambo back in 2005. This spin off of Joomla raised eyebrows because of problems that might occur with Java on the sales level.
Features that are included with the 1.6 version are that users are able to nest or set up content at any level. The older 1.5 version of Joomla was considered to have holes on this feature because access was limited and had to be override by IT. Mark Dexter, development coordinator adds that newer versions are expected to drop on time schedules. 1.7 is estimated to launch in July and 1.8 will hit the market at least a year from now.