Nuxeo Announces, a Docker-based Hosting Service for the Nuxeo Platform

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Nuxeo announces the beta release of, a platform as a service for content focused modern business applications built on the Nuxeo Platform. is built using Arken and Docker.



Designed for developers, built for the Cloud

Nuxeo, the provider of a content management platform for business applications, announced the beta release of, a hosting service for managing and running Nuxeo Platform clusters in the cloud.

Developing, testing and deploying Nuxeo Platform instances can take a big chunk of a project’s time and costs. With, quickly and easily provision new instances in no time, allowing project teams to focus on the most important aspect of their project - the business application.

“In a typical Nuxeo project lifecycle, dozens of instances of the Nuxeo Platform can be started and stopped: development, test, plugins, sandboxes, QA, and so on,” says Eric Barroca, CEO of of Nuxeo. “ provides Nuxeo customers easy and quick access to development instances that can be used for the entire lifecycle of a project from development to production.”

A service of Nuxeo Connect, the subscription service providing support, maintenance and access to Nuxeo Studio, is a development environment offering quick and easy access to lightweight Nuxeo Platform instances on demand. The whole application lifecycle, from development to testing to production, is seamlessly maintained by

Things to know about

** Built with Arken: is built with Arken, an open source software infrastructure for instantiation, provisioning and resilience of application instances, on premises or on the Cloud. Arken was developed by Nuxeo.
** Uses Docker: Docker is a lightweight virtualization engine, or container. It provides the isolation of a VM, without the overhead of a machine, OS or hypervisor. Arken organizes Docker containers using CoreOS.
** Runs on Amazon AWS/EC2: runs on Amazon AWS, but Arken is infrastructure independent; it can run anywhere, deploy on premises as a private cloud installation or in the cloud in any IaaS environment.

For SaaS providers, is the perfect environment to build and host a Nuxeo application, managing services for customers and application infrastructure at the same time. Because uses Docker, which relies on low level features of Linux, it's easy to measure CPU usage for each customer, delegate isolation to the kernel and benefit from a much more secure environment.

“The digital services-based economy is driving enterprises to provide solutions faster than ever before. Project teams need to be able to provision new environments quickly to build and adapt content-centric business applications that support their customers’ needs,“ says Eric Barroca, CEO, Nuxeo. “SaaS providers have the same challenge, needing to offer new or enhanced services for their customers quickly. is a great way to provide both a cloud-based infrastructure and application environment for the Nuxeo Platform to help them do this. It’s lightweight and flexible, with low overhead required to get a new hosted Nuxeo Platform environment up and running. You can start and stop an instance in 20 seconds - now that’s quick.”

Request An Invitation to Try out Existing Nuxeo Connect subscribers can sign up for the beta now. Not a Nuxeo Connect subscriber? Sign up for a trial version and test drive today.

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About Nuxeo
Nuxeo provides an extensible and modular Open Source Content Management Platform enabling architects and developers to easily build and run business applications. Designed by developers for developers, the Nuxeo Platform offers modern technologies, a powerful plug-in model and extensive packaging capabilities. It comes with ready-to-use Document Management, Digital Asset Management and Case Management packages. 1000+ organizations rely on Nuxeo to run business-critical applications, including Electronic Arts, Netflix, Sharp, FICO, the U.S. Navy, and Boeing. Nuxeo is dual-headquartered in New York and Paris. More information is available at

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