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The most important Advantages of Customizable Business Software:

Unreliable and complicated software and a lack or absence of IT equipment are among the top reasons for employee dissatisfaction and even employee turnover.

A study by Vanson Bourne and Nexthink shows that 40 percent of employees have to deal with IT problems at least once a week. This creates dissatisfaction and reduces productivity and motivation among employees and managers.

It’s time to invest in secure, flexible and well-integrated software; ideally, in software that is adaptable to your company and requirements.

Instead of serving a broad audience with more or less useful tools and features, a customizable software stack will be very specific to the needs of your employees and the exact requirements of particular industries and adaptable to the needs of your organisation. On the other hand, it will only provide the functions or modules that you and your employees or individual groups (teams) really want to use.

Customizable Software helps to increase efficiency and productivity and will give team collaboration a significant boost!

Another advantage: Customizable software can support your Employer Branding by using your company design, special layout, styles and colours. Our VNClagoon communication and collaboration platform for example offers extensive and unique branding options.

Using a complete stack of customizable business software will also help avoid data silos, when the tools are connected and data is provided from various sources. Data can easily be accessed via different tools and it can be tagged, sorted, categorized and is searchable.


Dissatisfaction with Business Collaboration Tools promotes Shadow IT!

If employees are not happy with the provided software, they will use their own tools to collaborate, even while knowing that the software is not sanctioned by their IT department.
Therefore it’s crucial to provide collaboration software that is tailored to your team’s needs to avoid Shadow IT.

How can you do this?
Involve your team in the process and make sure to get feedback!

Your vision
Make sure you have a clear picture of your overall communication and collaboration strategies before starting to implement single collaboration tools one by one.

If private software (Shadow IT) is used for business communications or to send sensitive company data, or if it’s used to conduct corporate activities, considerable financial damage may result. And there are two additional problematic aspects: the location of the servers and the headquarters of the provider.

With VNClagoon you can meet IT security protocols and you can take care of security aspects to regain data sovereignty. You can scale up and down with highest flexibility, depending on your own needs and YOU can select the hosting option that suits your needs best, whether it’s in a public or private cloud, or on premise.

Make your employees feel at home with VNClagoon.

Research thoroughly what’s needed. Get inspired by best practices, involve the affected teams in the software selection processes (planning and internal implementation) and use your company CD/CI to create a branded software stack for your organization.

VNClagoon is the enterprise grade software stack for all of your communication and collaboration needs. At the same time your data are under your control – no black boxes and no hidden backdoors! VNClagoon is a real alternative to closed software from vendors such as Microsoft, with all the features and functionalities you expect from a modern communication and collaboration suite including a messenger, real-time communication, groupware, project & task management, and much more.

We are convinced that the future of business software will be open source. Therefore our integrated VNClagoon stack is entirely based upon open standards.

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VNClagoon means software development innovation – some insights in our software development:

For VNClagoon research & development we use a new software development methodologies that offer an innovative approach to efficiently developing software in virtual environments with teams spanning the globe.

All VNClagoon products can be adapted to a variety of environments. This allows us also to offer our stack to partners as OEM and branded versions. Even more, we can customize the UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) to meet the needs of any given requirement in any industry.

We also use a technical approach to automate the software development process as much as possible by reducing all information to the “atomic kernel”, which is a “ticket”. Everything can be related to a ticket: user stories, specifications, mock-ups, roadmap and version planning, software code management, robot testing, release management, workload management of teams, timesheets, cost control and so on.

VNCuxf – The User Experience Framework delivers the real magic in VNClagoon!

The VNCuxf (user experience framework) is our state of the art frontend technology. Our scope was to have one code base for any operating system, browser and device. This allows a complete separation of design and functionality. VNCuxf enables the integration of existing applications such as Banking Portals and Advertising Pages or the new creation of Meta Tools like VNCcommander.

VNCaxf – the VNClagoon Application Exchange Framework enables the seamless integration of a variety of enterprise business applications on middleware layers as well as meta data integration and content management, user management and provisioning, with endless scalability.

This enterprise framework has the aim to integrate the applications in our Communication & Collaboration Suite with the following effects:

  • Reutilization of data between any application through mutual synchronization and referencing
  • Consistent interfaces to have access to any data out of any application,
  • Exchange/linkage of data between several sites,
  • It’s open for 3rd party developments of clients and interfaces to other systems.


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Secure, Best in Class, Seamless Communication and Collaboration, Lowest TCO
The VNClagoon enterprise software suite offers a full range of integrated communication and collaboration products for messaging, real-time conferencing, community building, channels, email, groupware, task and project management, file handling and more for large organizations. Built upon state-of-the-art open source technology by thousands of world-class developers around the world, VNClagoon is a leading alternative to closed source and SaaS-only applications like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WhatsApp, Dropbox and many others. Now it is possible for VNClagoon customers to gain greater control over their digital sovereignty as they communicate and collaborate more securely using one completely integrated suite of applications. For more information visit:

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