It was three years ago this time of year that Softaculous Ltd was incorporated. Founded by Pulkit Gupta, Softaculous was the first auto installer to install scripts with just ONE CLICK. Softaculous was founded with the goal to simplify the tedious task of installing applications on a web server and make their lives hassle free. Softaculous lets you focus more on exploring applications rather than spending time on installing them.
Softaculous has undergone numerous changed over 3 years to improve the quality of the products. A short list which includes the important changes which helped Softaculous to maintain a constant growth rate of 100% each year :
1) 3 years back Softaculous had 50 scripts and now its script library has reached 290 scripts and many more yet to come.
2) Added numerous features to make the task of installing apps as easy as a pie for the users.
3) Softaculous has built good relationships with several Web Hosting providers like Liquid Web, HostDime, UK2, Lunarpages, Arvixe, WiredTree, InMotion, ServInt, MochaHost, SiteGround, Site5 and many more.
4) Softaculous introduced 3 more products in these years.
i) Webuzo, a LAMP Stack and a Single User Control Panel that helps you deploy Apps on your server, virtual machine or in the cloud.
ii) Virtualizor, a powerful web based VPS Control Panel that supports OpenVZ, Xen PV, Xen HVM and Linux KVM virtualization and lets you create a VPS on the fly.
iii) AMPPS, a FREE WAMP and MAMP stack of Apache, MySQL, MongoDB, PHP, Perl & Python. It is a handy tool for developers with Softaculous included !
5) Added nuPHP repository. nuPHP is a repository of over 1100+ PHP classes which can be installed by the users with just one click from the Softaculous panel.
6) The Softaculous team has grown to 15 highly skilled members constantly working on evolving and improving users experience.
7) Softaculous Auto installer is being actively used by 45000+ servers with an estimate of 30 Million endusers.
We are happy that there is a long road behind us and we are enthusiast that we have an even longer one ahead.
Such times are very special for us as we get an opportunity to celebrate the fruits of our hard work. Be a part of this celebration on 17th february 2013 when Softaculous offers 10% discount on all products i.e. Softaculous Auto Installer, Webuzo and Virtualizor on yearly licenses purchases.
"3 years back the available auto installers were boring and difficult to use which encouraged me to develop Softaculous which is far more elegant, intutive and easy to use." said Pulkit Gupta, Softaculous founder and CEO. "Softaculous has grown large year after year and we have lots more in the box for our users in the years to come."
"Softaculous was introduced in the industry as the first auto installer with ONE STEP installation process to cater the needs of the non technical users." said Brijesh Kothari, Sales Head at Softaculous. "Softaculous had the features like script ratings, reviews, demos, 2X faster installation, import and updated apps from the very beginning which helped Softaculous to be adopted by the industry as soon as it was introduced."
Softaculous Auto Installer integrates into popular hosting control panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, H-Sphere and Interworx and allows the user to install any application by the click of a button. There are lots of script categories like blogs, forums, micro blogs, wikis, social networking, image galleries, ERP, Project Management, Educational, File Management, etc. One can also upgrade these applications when new versions become available. Softaculous also offers Demos, Ratings, Reviews and screenshots of the various applications.
The Softaculous apps library already contains popular applications, including: WordPress, b2evolution, StatusNet, Drupal, Joomla, Concrete5, phpBB, MyBB, SMF, ShopSite, bbPress, Coppermine, Gallery, Mediawiki, DokuWiki, TikiWiki, Elgg, Dolphin, OpenX, SquirrelMail, LimeSurvey, Piwik, Mantis, SugarCRM, WHMCS, PrestaShop, Magento, CraftySyntax, osTicket, Moodle, Claroline, etc. most of which can be installed in several languages by just choosing the language on the Install form.
To address the needs of different hosting providers, Softaculous is available as a Free product or as a Premium product. The Free version has only 54 apps while the Premium version currently has 290 Apps.
Softaculous was founded in 2009 and incorporated in 2010 with the goal of helping users to deploy apps by the click of a button. Softaculous is already being offered by leading Data Centre’s and Web hosting companies around the world.
It is very easy to find, deploy, manage, backup applications using Softaculous. One can also deploy apps in the office using Softaculous Webuzo or Softaculous AMPPS.
For more information, visit http://www.softaculous.com/