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Why Use Plone

Plone is among the top 2% of all open source projects worldwide. It has had over 89,000 commits made by close to 800 code contributors, representing close to 1,250,000 lines of code. This is the equivalent of an estimated 350 years of effort. Plone is supported by more than 350 solution providers in more than 100 countries. The project has been actively developed since 2002, is available in more than 40 languages, and has the best security track record of any major CMS.

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Enterprise Integration

A true team player, Plone connects and plays well with your existing infrastructure

Flexible Workflows

You're in control of how your content is created, shared, and stored

Industrial Strength Security

Rest easy, Plone has the best security track record of any Enterprise Content Management System

Limitless Extensibility

Everything you need to manage, preserve, and deliver information to support your business needs


Robust Scalability

Fast and adaptable to your business needs today and 10 years from now


A hearty thank you to our Premium Sponsors! open source program  Cosent  Wildcard is a small business corporation based in central Wisconsin specializing in providing secure online solutions to both the federal government and private industry.  Our utilization of Plone in combination with other open source technologies has been key in keeping us competitive. We have been and continue to be proud contributors and supporters of Plone and it’s community. Consulting, Development, Customization and Support for CMS, Portal, DMS and Workflow Solutions based on Zope and Plone. Emphasis is placed on the requirements of large distributed organisations. Six Feet Up is a US-based WBE-certified woman-owned company with over 12 years of experience successfully integrating, developing and hosting web applications powered by the Plone open source content management system, open source knowledge management platform KARL and Python in general. Rackspace provides Plone with infrastructure for testing and documentation. We thank Rackspace for their generous donation. PSW GROUP is one of the leading full service providers for Internet solutions with focus on Internet security in Germany. The company offers solutions for certificates, signatures, encryption, and authentication for both web usage and email communication. PretaWeb Pty Ltd is an innovative Plone development and support company established in 2004. It is the developer of PretaGov, a CMS Software as a Service for Government. Jazkarta Enfold offers products that allow Plone to run seamlessly in a Windows environment, while the consulting practice delivers services tailored to meet the needs of business, government and non-profit organizations. Contextual has provided clever CMS solutions to help our clients in the non-profit, federal government, and Fortune 500 spaces get the most out of their Plone investment since before Plone 1.0. We integrate Plone with other services, extend it with new functionality and custom themes, as well as provide stable and secure hosting through our partnership with Rackspace. Abstract 

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