ClearOS Is Open Source
ClearOS is the original and worlds best IT Operating Platform. ClearOS seamlessly integrates many disparate technologies using the best in open source projects. This provides a simple, powerful, & easy-to-use platform for the server, network, gateway & other layers of an IT environment.
Installing and using ClearOS 7 Community automatically enrolls you into the open source community and allows you to participate in code testing, beta apps & technologies, and bug reporting.
If you're a linux expert of like to tune and fix things both in an interface and at the command line you'll love ClearOS 7 Community. If you are an app developer and want to build your own app in Marketplace, you'll love ClearOS 7 Community. If you're just looking for something pure and open with no commercial add-on's that you can self-support, you'll love ClearOS 7 Community.
What's New With ClearOS 7 Community
As you know ClearOS removes the complexity of deploying and managing server, network and gateway functions. ClearOS 7 features Marketplace, an on board application installation engine that allows it’s users to dynamically expand the functionality of the system to include upwards of one hundred applications and has about another hundred on the current road-map. Below is a review of the New Apps, New Improvements and a full App listing. Enjoy!
ClearOS 7 Business comes with all the features of ClearOS 6 Professional as well as the following improvements.
Streamlined Theme System
The ClearOS 7 theme is mobile and tablet friendly with a fresh clean look. Dashboard support has also been added to give administrators a bird's eye view of a system.
Updated Antispam Engine
The updated antispam engine includes improved DNS blocklist technology, new distributed & collaborative filtering, an optimized auto-learning system, and native IPv6 support.
Updated IDS and IPS Engines
The updated IDS/IPS engines include improved detection for mail authentication attacks, an updated base rule set, IPv6 support, security hardening, and new SSL weakness detection.
Event and Alert Notifications
The new event and alert system provides built-in intelligence to notify administrators of system issues: disk space issues, unwanted remote logins, and more.
ClearOS is now available in French, Polish and Russian. New translations and languages will be coming in 2016!.
XFS and BTRFS Filesystem Support
The robust and scalable XFS file system is the new default that provides support for large files (8 exabytes!) and millions of files per folder. Alternatively, BTRFS can be used for those needing snapshot support.
Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Compatibility
ClearOS 7 can now be seamlessly deployed in a Microsoft® Hyper-V™ environment and run well as a Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2012 R2 host as a Generation 2 virtual machine.
Updated Antivirus Engine
The updated antivirus engine includes new PDF processing, updated Microsoft Office document support, a lower memory footprint, and additional decoding support for new file extensions.
Improved Virtualization Support
Disk I/O, network throughput and USB support have been optimized in ClearOS 7 for virtualization technologies such as Microsoft® Hyper-V™, KVM™ and ClearVM™.
ClearCenter is excited to announced the official release of ClearOS 7 Business Editions in Q4 2015. And with the announcement the following Apps are either updated or new:
ClearCenter's Active Directory Connector app is designed to leverage existing Microsoft AD infrastructure and simplify...
Google Apps Synchronization app provides a connector to Google's "in the cloud" API. This app simplifies an administrators job by provisioning...
The Samba Directory app provides the necessary tools for users, groups, accounts and other...
The dashboard app provides a high-level summary of how your system is configured, how it is performing and what users on doing...
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) IPv6 provides other technical benefits in addition to a larger addressing space. In particular, it permits hierarchical...
Updated ClearOS Marketplace Apps
ClearOS 7 Business Edition debuts many new features and Apps, however has a long list of true and tested Apps for every IT Layer, as seen below.
With an active community of over 100,000 members, and deployments in over 150 countries (including millions of users), ClearOS continues to lead the market as the #1 small business server. As always, it’s also free, so the world can continue to benefit from its expanding functionality by downloading the latest release below.