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Developer(s) Bluenog
Stable release
ICE 4.5 / June 23, 2009 (2009-06-23)
Development status Active
Type enterprise software

Bluenog is an enterprise software and solutions company.[1] The company's flagship product is Bluenog ICE,[2] an enterprise 2.0 application development platform built on pre-integrated open source[3] content management,[4] collaboration, enterprise portal and business intelligence[5] projects. Headquartered in Piscataway Township, N.J., Bluenog is also a Red Hat, Oracle and Actuate[6] partner.


Bluenog was formed in 2006 to address the growing needs of companies looking to leverage Web 2.0 functionality[7] using both open source and commercial software. The company secured $4 million in venture capital from NewSpring Capital in 2008[8] in order to expand the company's products and services offering. Bluenog received an additional $1 million through New Jersey's Edison Innovation Fund in April 2009[9]


Following the venture capital funding, Bluenog released ICE 4.0.[10] The latest version of the product, ICE 4.5, was released in June 2009 at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston,[11] which added among other features increased collaboration functionality, including a secure enterprise wiki maker.


In 2009, Bluenog won two technology awards: InformationWeek Startup 50[12] and RedHerring 100.[13]


  1. ^ Spira, Jonathan (June 25, 2009). "In the briefing room: Bluenog ICE". Basex Blog. 
  2. ^ Nakano, Chelsi (June 23, 2009). "Bluenog Releases ICE 4.5 to Enterprise 2.0 Community". CMS Wire. 
  3. ^ Babcock, Charles (October 21, 2008). "Bluenog's Unconventional Open Source Strategy". InformationWeek. 
  4. ^ Nakano, Chelsi (April 30, 2009). "Bluenog Content Platform Gains Fame, Sticks with Hippo". CMS Wire. 
  5. ^ Brockmann, Peter (June 25, 2009). "Bluenog start with Business Intelligence.." Brockmann & Company. 
  6. ^ Wire, Business (March 23, 2009). "Actuate and BIRT Exchange Launch Actuate BIRT Global Partner Connection at EclipseCon 2009". UK Sys-Con. 
  7. ^ Waters, John (September 26, 2008). "Integrated Collaborative Environment Leverages Web 2.0". Application Development Trends. 
  8. ^ Hodges Miller, Karen (May 1, 2008). "A Funding Success Story: VC Funding Means Faster Growth for Bluenog". NJ Entrepreneur. 
  9. ^ Ruth, João-Pierre (April 23, 2009). "Bluenog gets $1m grant". NJ Biz. 
  10. ^ Handy, Alex (September 15, 2008). "Bluenog 4.0 released for Web developers". SD Times. 
  11. ^ "Bluenog Releases ICE 4.5 to Enterprise 2.0 Community". FOX Business. June 23, 2009. 
  12. ^ Conry-Murray, Andrew (April 18, 2009). "The InformationWeek Startup 50: Business Technology Companies to Watch". InformationWeek. 
  13. ^ "Red Herring 100: 2009 Winners Announced". Herring Events. May 19, 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-05-11. 

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