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The WSO2 Gadget Server (GS) is a 100% open source, lean and light-weight, enterprise-grade gadget repository and portal solution available under the Apache Software License 2.0. It provides a presentation platform for enterprise mashups and services. The portal platform enables re-purposing and unification of existing services in an organization's Service Oriented Architecture.

Gadgets in the WSO2 Gadgets Server are adhering to the Google Gadgets Specification. As a result, they can be hosted anywhere, which increases scalability and allows organizations to leverage existing services and code to satisfy new user requirements. The WSO2 Gadget Server powers the rendering and management of gadgets according to the preference of the business user via a drag-and-drop layout, per-gadget settings and different tabs for gadget categorization among others. 

The WSO2 Gadget Server's enterprise gadget repository allows business users to pick and choose additional, recommended gadgets to be added to their individual portal pages. This repository helps enterprises govern the gadgets exposed to the end-users, while the users get to rate and comment on each gadget found in the repository.