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From: Carol Minton Morris <clt6@cornell.edu>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:53:13 -0400
Message-Id: <A0BC2807-A996-48B8-9DEB-431833373DFD@cornell.edu>
To: Carol Minton Morris <clt6@cornell.edu>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 16, 2009
Jump Box Media Contact: Sean Tierney, 480.967.5897
DSpace Media Contact: Michele Kimpton, 617.253.829

JumpBox Delivers 2-minute Install of the DSpace Open Source Repository  
Software

Tempe, Arizona, June 16th, 2009 - JumpBox, publisher of virtual  
appliances that provide the easiest way to trial, develop, and deploy  
Open Source applications, today announced the availability of the  
JumpBox for DSpace. This addition marks the fiftieth JumpBox in its  
growing catalogue of time-saving virtual appliances for Open Source  
software.

DSpace is an open source application that enables organizations to  
manage, share and preserve their research output. The software is  
primarily used by academia and cultural heritage institutions that  
want to share their research output and ensure the content persists  
over time. The DSpace application was created through a collaboration  
between MIT and HP Labs, and is now used by over 500 organizations  
around the world. DSpace supports all forms of digital media  
including, images, audio, movies, text and other rich media.

"We know of many organizations that would like to get started with  
DSpace but do not have the technical support or know how" says Michele  
Kimpton, Executive Director of the DSpace Foundation. "JumpBox allows  
them to deploy DSpace in a self-contained fashion in minutes  
minimizing the effort necessary to get up and running. This translates  
to a simplified evaluation process for schools and reduced  
installation cost and headache."

"Consistent with our goal of helping people be more productive with  
Open Source software, we're thrilled to be able to make this JumpBox  
available as a free resource for the DSpace community and to support  
the DSpace project and its principles." says Kimbro Staken, CEO of  
JumpBox Inc.

The JumpBox for DSpace runs under virtualization on every major  
operating system and is available for immediate download via the  
DSpace website. http://www.dspace.org/downloadJumpBox.

About DSpace
DSpace is the software of choice for academic, non-profit, and  
commercial organizations building open digital repositories. It is  
free and easy to install "out of the box" and completely customizable  
to fit the needs of any organization. DSpace preserves and enables  
easy and open access to all types of digital content including text,  
images, moving images, mpegs and data sets. And with an ever-growing  
community of developers committed to continuously expanding and  
improving the software, each DSpace installation benefits from the  
next. DSpace was initially developed through a collaboration between  
MIT and Hewlett Packard Labs. For more information visit http://www.dspace.org 
.

About JumpBox
JumpBox simplifies server software deployment, publishing pre-built,  
pre-configured virtual appliances that deploy in minutes. More than  
30,000 JumpBoxes are in use worldwide. JumpBox Open is a subscription  
suite of productivity enhancing virtual computing applications for IT  
infrastructure, content management, collaboration, project management,  
and more. For more information, visit JumpBox on the web at http://www.jumpbox.com 
.

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JumpBox Media Contact:
Sean Tierney
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JumpBox, Inc.
http://www.jumpbox.com
480.967.5897

DSpace Media Contact:
Michele Kimpton
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http://www.dspace.org
617.253.8296



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