(June 1, 2003 )
|Founder||Benjamin Mestrallet, Founder and "CEO|
|Headquarters||eXo Platform, "San Francisco, California, U.S.|
Number of locations
|4 offices on 4 continents. Offices located in the United States, France, "Tunisia and "Vietnam.|
|Latest version: eXo Platform 4.2
Operating system: "Cross-platform
Programming language: "Java, "Groovy, JavaEE Web Container
License: "LGPL version 3 and proprietary
eXo Platform is an "open source, standard-based, Enterprise Social Collaboration Platform written in "Java and distributed under the "GNU Lesser General Public License. The platform is sold and distributed by eXo Platform, a global company with U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, California, global headquarters in France, and an office in Tunisia.
eXo Platform started in 2002 as an implementation of the "JSR168 - Portlet API specification. Several introduction articles were then published between 2003 and 2005 on TheServerSide Java news website. As a side effect, the eXo Platform Project grew into a company - eXo - in 2003, as a response to a customer demand, the U.S. Department of Defense ("United States Joint Forces Command).
Late 2005, eXo Platform v2 was released. In 2006 eXo introduced the WebOS concept where an Enterprise Portal Layout could reproduce a Desktop UI.
In May 2013, the 4th and current version of eXo Platform was introduced with a strong focus on Social Network and Social Integration capabilities. By December 2013, eXo offered a cloud based intranet product.