Technical provisioning and system requirements

BlueSpice is an open source web application based on PHP, JavaScript and MySQL. It runs on all common browsers and mobile devices.

System requirements

BlueSpice is delivered with the latest LTS (long-term support) version of MediaWiki. BlueSpice is tested by Hallo Welt! for use on Windows and Linux systems. To make sure you can use the latest version with no hassle, we recommend that you consider our system requirements.

You can find the BlueSpice system requirements on our helpdesk …

BlueSpice pro on our servers (Cloud)

Many small and medium-sized companies start with a cloud solution. We will install and maintain the software or set up and support the server for you. We provide a preconfigured and passwordprotected system that is accessible from any web-enabled device. You enjoy the advantages of the cloud: regular, automatic updates, optimal server performance through adapted resource distribution and elastic scaling. A connection of your authentication server via SAML is optionally possible.

BlueSpice pro on your own server (On Premises)

Most of our customers run their BlueSpice on their own servers (Windows or Linux) in-house, thus ensuring optimum integration into their IT infrastructure. If the server has very high loads, then you can scale up the operation to several servers. Connections to user directories and central backup systems, operation behind firewalls and proxies, and integration with intranet portals are possible.

External content from Office products can be migrated to BlueSpice pro. Alterations to the software and the integration of additional MediaWiki extensions on your own server are no problem. We would be happy to help you with the installation and setup of BlueSpice pro.

BlueSpice pro as Docker image

Docker is containerization technology that enables the creation and use of Linux containers.

With a Docker image you combine the stability offered by the cloud with the data security of an in-house solution by creating and updating the BlueSpice server according to a predefined concept. Because of the strongly standardized system environment in the Docker image, updates we provide can be automated and continually installed if you have Docker available in your IT environment.

To the BlueSpice pro Docker hub …
Further information about containerization technology …

BlueSpice pro in a virtual machine

We can preconfigure a complete virtual — hardware-independent — server for you to use in your IT environment (in-house). The prerequisite for this is that you already have an environment for virtual machines in use. We take over the selection of operating system versions and basic software for you and maintain them as required. Customer-specific adaptations are also possible.

BlueSpice pro as UCS appliance

Univention is a provider of open source products for the operation and management of IT infrastructures which has its headquarters in Germany. You can install BlueSpice completely with a finished UCS Enterprise Server in a virtual machine. The appliance is a solution for test installations which is simple to install. Thanks to its graphical management interface, UCS is easy to configure and connect to the server. This makes the appliance suitable for production systems too.

BlueSpice as a Univention app …
Instructions for importing a virtual appliance …

BlueSpice pro on an external server (hosting)

You don’t want to operate and maintain your own server? No problem. On request, we will gladly provide you with a preconfigured, password-protected and always up-to-date system that you can access via any web-enabled end device. Connection to a user directory via SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) is possible if requested and provided by the customer.

Deployment options and technical possibilities at a glance

Alle Preise netto zzgl. 19 % USt. Cloud On Premises Docker VM Appliance
Customer-specific extensions no yes no yes no
Operating system selection no yes no no no
Integration into the company IT no yes yes yes yes
Connection to user directory SAML SAML, LDAP, Active Directory SAML, LDAP, Active Directory SAML, LDAP, Active Directory SAML, LDAP, Active Directory
Automatic updates yes no no no yes
Automatic scaling yes no no no no

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BlueSpice is a brand of Hallo Welt! GmbH, a worldwide leading provider and consultant for MediaWiki solutions.
Our company was founded to make the technology and concepts of Wikipedia usable for companies. Since 2007 we have been developing the knowledge management platform BlueSpice based on the open source software MediaWiki. With our growing team of more than 20 employees, we offer companies an enterprise software for the implementation of integrated management systems, documentation systems, organization manuals, intranet wikis and flexible knowledge bases. We ensure that your wiki project is professionally planned, implemented and maintained. Let’s wiki together!