September 1st marks the five year anniversary of the open source software project, Joomla!Wendy Robinson

In August of 2005, a group of 20 people from around the world formed the founding Core Team of the Joomla project. On September 1st they launched which was hosted by Rochen.

Five years later, Rochen is proud as ever to be the leader in Joomla hosting. We currently host tens of thousands of Joomla sites including and it’s ever evolving family of sites including the popular Joomla forums and the busy Joomla Extensions Directory. We have developed our infrastructure and built utilities in ways to make hosting Joomla a more seamless experience.

Congratulations Joomla on your five year mark and for all you have brought to the world of open source and the global community of developers and website users. We look forward to another amazing five years and beyond.


Wendy Robinson joined the Rochen team in June 2010 as a sales support staff member. She is also currently involved with the Joomla! project as a member of the Community Leadership Team.