Plone 2.0 Now Shipping has announced a new version of Plone, bringing it to version 2.0. Plone is an open sourced utility designed for content management. The latest release features several enhancements including upgraded components and new contextual menus. According to The Plone Team:

The Plone Team announces the release of Plone 2.0, the next generation of its rapidly growing open source Content Management System.

Plone 2.0 offers significant productivity gains for content managers and developers. It includes an intuitive interface and out-of-the-box features such as time-based content publishing and role-based authoring and publishing. Particularly compelling for many organizations is that Plone is available without licensing costs and offers a similarly stable, feature-rich CMS environment as competing commercial systems costing hundreds of thousands of dollars.

You can find more information about the Plone 2.0 release at the home page. Plone is available as open sourced software.