In my Bleeding Edge of Wiki-Blog Hybrids post, I wrote:
There is also Socialtext, of course, but I don't know what differentiates their commercial Wiki implementation from popular free open source Wiki implementations other than service. Perhaps Ross or Peter can explain.
- Simpler and easier to use
- Fully integrated wiki & weblog
- Administration capabilities
- Support for multiple workgroups
- Integration with enterprise systems
- Secure hosted service
- Optional Appliance deployment
- Service & Support
In closing, he wrote:
We don't compete against open source alternatives, we compliment them.
p dir=”ltr”>While appreciate Ross's response, most of the difference he pointed out are what I expect from commercial products. I would like to understand #1-5 in detail. I guess the bottom line question is: how does Socialtext differ from taking TWiki and adding #6-9?