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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

lite source pendant  the affordable open source lite (not very functional) applications, like Compiere or OpenBravo. This competition is hoped to provide a partnering opportunity with other open source projects and independent software vendors (ISVs). The company has a four-level partner program. The entry level of the program is aimed at consultants who need training on a free product, while a development partner level aims to grow third-party ecosystems, and a gold level adds the ability to sell a hosted, Read More

Data Discovery Applications


Over the last five years, the business intelligence (BI) space has undergone a huge transformation. The business user community has lobbied for data analysis tools that are easier to use, agile to deploy, and less expensive, thus encouraging the emergence of new products and vendors. These conditions, along with the acquisitions and mergers of software companies looking to offer new applications

lite source pendant  are often considered a lite version of more serious BI applications. But certain innovative software providers such as Lyzasoft, QlikTech, and Endeca (now part of Oracle), and the research they have produced, support the principle of giving non-technical users the freedom to search/locate and explore information in a friendly but serious way to uncover insight. Over time, as more and more organizations saw the potential of these tools to deliver quick and versatile data analysis services, data Read More

BI Hits the Road III: Two Niche Vendors Considered


As I’m writing this post, more software vendors are launching their mobile business intelligence (BI) solutions. So I’ve decided to hurry up and start talking about the vendors that are shaping the mobile BI space. In this installment of BI Hits the Road (see Part 1 and Part 2) I will describe some of the features of two specific mobile BI solutions offered by a couple of vendors: Roambi from

lite source pendant  three different versions: Roambi Lite is a free version, for individuals. Roambi Pro is intended for small to medium organizations and/or small workgroups. The Roambi ES3 application is intended for organizations that need critical business reporting and data visualizations on a secure platform behind the organization’s firewall. Mobile platform . Taking advantage of the increasing popularity and adoption of the iPhone and iPad platforms, Roambi was especially created for them. Roambi can even be Read More

Why .NET Technology Is Important for ERP


.NET technology is a wake-up call, and some people are sleeping through it! Remaining competitive means mission-critical software systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, must be designed from the ground up for connectivity and integration. But software developers don’t advertise their shortcomings, and some ERP vendors—and by association, their customers—are being left behind.

lite source pendant  convert their software to lite-client or web portal architectures. Unfortunately for some, .NET came on the scene too soon after this major overhaul. When .NET appeared, some were too technically exhausted, or inflexible, or still basking in the glow of their new Internet based architectures to recognize and embrace .NET. Other ERP software companies were and continue to be simply too busy struggling to stay solvent during the devastating one-two-three punch of Y2K, the recession of 2000, and 9/11. Read More

Upside Software Remains on the Upside of the Contract Management Market


My recent article entitled “Why Should Enterprises Manage their Contracts Closely?” analyzed the importance of enterprise-wide contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions and stated that many enterprises still use inappropriate makeshift tools to manage their important contractual terms and conditions. The article concluded with the fact that enterprise resource planning

lite source pendant  the release of UpsideLive LITE , a simple contracting system that is based on the company’s aforementioned flagship enterprise contract management system . The latest offering is a solution for companies with basic contract management requirements, that do not need to manage complex contracts or utilize the powerful template functionality of UpsideLive (which is the on-demand counterpart of UpsideContract). Upside has built what it believes to be a very easy-to-use application with only the key Read More

Why Open Source is Important to You


There are two trends in open source adoption that make it imperative that you consider open source solutions for your future IT initiatives. This article describes each of the trends and discusses their importance for your business.

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Remote Access to SourceSafe (100 Times Faster)


Remote access to source code is a requirement for today’s development teams. Popular source control packages are ideal for sharing code across a local area network (LAN), but when used remotely over the Internet, they cause problems in performance, security, and flexibility. Find out how remote-access middleware does more than increase your network speed. It can protect your code base and provide multiplatform support.

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xTupleCon 2014—Why Open Source ERP?


Award winning open source ERP vendor xTuple recently held its user conference—xTupleCon 2014—in its home town of Norfolk, VA. Educational sessions covered not just the xTuple products but also GitHub, common EDI challenges, tools to increase sales, and more. TEC's Ted Rohm takes a look at xTuple's development, open source philosophy, products, and plans for 2015, plus what feature Norfolk Forum speaker Steve Wozniak had to say on the future of computing.

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report


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TCO Analysis: IBM WebSphere Application Server V7 vs. JBoss Application Server V5


While concerns regarding open source are still being debated, many companies are experimenting with and deploying open source application servers in their data centers. While some are attracted to the ability to modify source code as needed, many are attracted to the perceived cost savings of open source. This white paper compares the total cost of ownership (TCO) of one open source and one commercial application server.

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Compiere Announcement on its Web-Oriented Open Source ERP


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Demand at the Fount of Open Source Part Two: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


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Apple Displays Its Core in Mac OS X


Apple has opened up the source code for the kernel of their next generation operation system, Mac OS X. Et tu, Redmond?

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xTuple Tackles E-commerce in Earnest


xTuple, a provider of open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions, recently announced the availability of xTupleCommerce—version 2.0 of its e-commerce Web portal. The vendor also acquired a notable Web consultancy partner, Artsmith Media, to support booming customer demand for the online business/commerce solution.

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