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Application Exchange Framework
for seamless integration in VNClagoon


Application Exchange Framework
for seamless integration

The enterprise backend for VNClagoon

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.

VNCaxf stands for Application Exchange Framework and is the backend framework of VNClagoon, which consists of a variety of services and protocols.

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, open for 3rd party developments of random clients and interfaces to other systems.

Secure & GDPR compliant

Can be implemented on-premise as well as hosted in a datacenter of your choice.

Vertical data Integration

Objects of the same type from multiple instances of the same application as a unified collection.

Open Source

Auditable Code and seamless integration


Customizable UI to match your company CD/CI

The VNClagoon Application Exchange Framework

Mutual synchronization
& referencing

The VNClagoon middleware is a powerful solution that enables easy customization, extension and automation of VNClagoon environments. Its open, modular architecture makes it easy to extend with numerous functionalities, and to integrate it with virtually any existing system environment. The utilization of standard interfaces significantly reduces implementation time.


VNClagoon is an unmatched unified suite of enterprise communication and collaboration solutions.

Unique, persistent URL for each item

Email Inbox, Chat, Appointment, Calendar, File, Contact, and more.

Site-specific Data Modeling

Independent from the data model in the backend applications.


Fine grained per-item and per-operation access control.

Extendable with New Nodes

Open for 3rdParty extensions and clients.

Simple and homogeneousOperations on all nodes

Add child, Delete node, Modify node.

Cross-reference Data

From all applications without considering application borders.

Vertical dataIntegration

Objects of the same type from multiple instances of the same backend application are viewed as a unified collection.

Dynamic Frontend

For simple changes in the data model you don’t need to change the corresponding clients if they are aware of a dynamic model.

Horizontal Data Integration

Properties and actions for a single object can be composed out of data/actions in multiple different backend applications. I.e. an “account” object can span multiple systems and represent properties of each of the systems.

Search operations at any point

Supported by VNClagoon
Advanced Search.

Coupling of Multiple Sites

Coupling of multiple sites is possible.

WebSocket & HTTP Interface

Providing communication channels.

VNCaxf – Application Exchange Framework

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.


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What Our Customers Say

“VNC and DFB GmbH have been working together intensively for many years. We want to continue and expand this. The DFBnet mailbox developed and implemented by VNC has enormously accelerated and simplified our internal communication. With this, we see ourselves well prepared for future requirements.”

Steffen Iredi, authorized signatory at DFB GmbH and responsible Director Technology & Operations

“With VNCtalk, we have found a solution that fully meets our requirements in terms of security, data sovereignty, functional scope and openness.”

Lucas Schult, CEO of Health Info Net AG

“Our company was looking for a better integrated solution than our current Exchange system. I was tasked to look at any and all available options, test and report back. From my very first email to the most recent one today, the support has been outstanding with quick, concise information and documentation.”

Dale Britt, Hyperline Systems Canada Ltd.

“The federal state church intranet should strengthen communication and cooperation within the state church. The basic aim is to provide all full-time employees and volunteers of the regional church with access to an innovative, modern and unified communication and collaboration infrastructure. The VNClagoon products are particularly well suited for this, because they allow us as a state church – in addition to the many functionalities provided – the possibility of customization options to individual needs within our church. “

Tabea Langguth, Project Manager Landeskirchenweites Intranet, EKBO

“My team and I are very thankful for being able to count on the professional and sophisticated VNC team. VNC has supported us with a series of important projects, always exceeding our high expectations.”

Marius Hjelset, Project Head Hosted Services, Vodafone Group

“With VNC we have gained a partner for whom data security is also a top priority. The integration of VNC’s solutions is fully in line with our best-of-breed strategy. It provides another comprehensive, scalable offering that allows companies to emancipate themselves from US providers and retain complete control over their data.”

Tobias Gerlinger, CEO of ownCloud

“As a specialized IT service provider for research companies, we are consistently developing our product and service portfolio as T-Systems Solutions for Research, focusing on the increasing demands of researchers on products that enhance collaboration and data exchange, enterprise-wide, platform-independent and secure. In this environment, OpenSource-based products are playing an increasingly important role.”

Andreas Nicolai, Head of Solution Center, T-Systems Solutions for Research GmbH

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is VNC?

VNC is a global software corporation that develops open source communication and collaboration applications for large organizations.

VNC – Virtual Network Consult, is based in Switzerland, Germany and India, serving a variety of partners and customers such as enterprises, associations and corporations, telcos and system integrators, financial institutions, NGOs, healthcare providers, government agencies and more.

What is VNClagoon?

VNClagoon is an integrated suite of enterprise applications offering a secure alternative to the established software giants. Now it is possible to collaborate with anyone, from anywhere, on any device, under the strictest privacy standards available while retaining the right to digital sovereignty.

What are the advantages of VNClagoon?

VNClagoon is an unrivaled unified and secure suite of communication and collaboration solutions that offers numerous benefits:

  • flexible, modular and integrated applications for seamless workflows and communications
  • state-of-the-art user interfaces – performant, brandable, customizable: mobile apps, web clients, desktop clients
  • low TCO
  • modular and scalable
  • privacy compliant, transparent and secure -> open source!
  • hosting of your choice (private / public cloud, on premise)
  • granular rights/role management thanks to VNCdirectory
How are vulnerable data protected?

With VNClagoon you can protect sensitive data at the following levels:

  • Hosting of applications in the place of trust (private cloud, hosting provider, on premise)
  • granular access control for administration, managers, clients etc.
  • Open source code, therefore auditable
How can I get VNClagoon?
You can become a VNClagoon user by sending us your details here: and we will get back to you.

Or you can start a free trial on our VNClagoon LIVE platform here:

How can I contact VNC?
Just send us a message here
What is the VNC Partner Program?
There are several options for you as a reseller to get involved, starting from simple resale of VNClagoon products, to hosting complex VNClagoon infrastructures and up to offering a wide range of support and services to customers.

VNC is committed to developing the world’s best Communication & Collaboration Suite. As we have limited resources for professional services on local markets, we rely on our partners for the delivery of complete solutions to the customers. We aim to build mutually beneficial and lasting relationships. Learn more about the Partner Program here:

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