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Introduction
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XiVO solutions is a suite of PBX applications developed by Avencall_, based on several free existing components
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including Asterisk_ Play_  Akka_ and Scala_. It provides a solution for enterprises who wish use modern communication services
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(IPBX, Unified Messaging, ...) api and application to businesses.

It gives especially access to outsourced statistics, real-time supervision screens,
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third-party CTI integration and recording facilities.
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.. _Avencall: http://www.avencall.com/
.. _Play: http://www.playframework.com/
.. _Akka: http://akka.io/
.. _Scala: http://www.scala-lang.org/
.. _free software: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html
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.. _Asterisk: http://www.asterisk.org/

XiVO solutions is `free software`_. Most of its distinctive components, and XiVO solutions as a whole, are distributed
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under the *GPLv3 license* and or  the *LGPLv3 license*..
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XiVO solutions documentation is also available as a downloadable HTML, EPUB or PDF file.
See the `downloads page <https://readthedocs.org/projects/xivo-polaris/downloads/>`_
for a list of available files or use the menu on the lower right.

XiVO History
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XiVO was created in 2005 by Sylvain Boily (Proformatique SARL).
The XiVO mark is now owned by Avencall_ SAS after a merge between Proformatique SARL and Avencall_ SARL
in 2010.
The XiVO core team now works for Avencall_ in Lyon (France) and Prague (Czech Republic)

* XiVO 1.2 was released  on February 3, 2012.
* XiVO 13.07 was the last version with Asterisk 1.8.21.0
* XiVO 13.08 includes Asterisk 11.3.0 in May 2013
* XiVO 13.25 is running under Wheezy in December 2013
* XiVO 14.02 is now called XiVO Five to celebrate the editor 5th year
* XiVO 15.13 runs Asterisk 13 in July 2015
* XiVO 15.20 is running under Jessie in January 2016
* XiVO 2016.02 starts the new versioning system including XiVO-CC and XiVO-UC modules in October 2016
* XiVO solutions 2016.04 includes new XiVO assistant, web edition, mobile edition and Desktop edition in December 2016
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* XiVO solutions 2017.03 in April 2017 is the first Long Term Support version known as Five_.The main goal is to offer a stable version every 6 months even if the team is still doing small and agile iterations of 3 weeks.
* XiVO solutions 2017.11 in October 2017, second LTS release known as Polaris_
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* XiVO solutions 2018.05 in April 2018, third LTS release known as Aldebaran_,
* XiVO solutions 2019.16 in October 2018, 4th LTS release known as Borealis_,
* XiVO solutions 2019.05 in April 2019, 5th LTS release known as Callisto_,
* XiVO solutions 2019.12 in October 2019, 6th LTS release known as Deneb_,
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* XiVO solutions 2020.07 in April 2020, 7th LTS release known as Electra_ that set Five_ version as out of support,
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Next release is on the way, will be called XiVO Freya and will be available in October 2020.
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.. _Five: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2017.03/
.. _Polaris: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2017.11/
.. _Aldebaran: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2018.05/
.. _Borealis: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2018.16/
.. _Callisto: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2019.05/
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.. _Deneb: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2019.12/
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.. _Electra: https://documentation.xivo.solutions/en/2020.07/
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GDPR
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XiVO architecture was redesigned to be GDPR compliant by being "privacy by design", which is the GDPR DNA.
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We have in this respect refined all the features since Polaris to be 100% compliant.