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What’s Up with xTuple-and Open Source ERP?
You may be wondering how the open-source ERP vendor xTuple operating with a workforce of only 27 can compete on the same stage with the software giants. Find

c open source account  xTuple, whose technology stack comprises open source technologies (e.g., PostgreSQL database, Qt desktop client, and much more recently the open source SproutCore HTML5 framework for data-intensive desktop and mobile clients), has seen much expansion in its business and customer base since its inception. The company reported a 35 percent growth in 2011 and currently has more than 300 paying customers (each with 20 users, on average) and nearly a million downloads of its free PostBooks accounting software

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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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The Benefits of Selecting a CRM Implementation Partner


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Insights to Accelerate Services Growth: Account Management, Service Metrics, and Customer Dashboards


A service business should be managed and measured based on the maturity of the business and the specific requirements of its customers. To take this approach, you need a framework for understanding how a services company and its customer engagement should be measured. Learn about the various ways to support strategic account management at each stage of your company’s evolution, which metrics are most relevant, and more.

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Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series explained Plex Systems’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in the discrete manufacturing sector. While the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, the article concurred with Frank Scavo’s recent assertion that, for the time being, there is only one true SaaS enterprise resource

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Recognition for IP Telephony Open Source Style


I've seen a lot of press about the open source telephony system, Asterisk. Although I haven't worked in the telephony world for some time, I remember what it was like administering those systems years ago in a midsize company that handled large event ticket sales. We ran some systems on OS/2 and for larger ACD call center requirements, Unix. These were not inexpensive systems. If I go to

c open source account  some of the other common open source advantages , you get an interesting product to consider. There are a number of companies delivering IP telephony but the Asterisk project appears like a fertilizer treatment for growing quite a variety of products and services around itself. Looking at Digium's web site, its business model alone covers (in addition to the typical commercial open source support services) the following range of products and services. Hardware appliances Hardware devices that expand on Read More

Source Code Translation


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c open source account  architectural change like procedural C to object-oriented Java takes more effort than say C++ to Java since both share an object-oriented design. Think about the foundational differences in the old and new system. Software usually sits on top of an infra-structure of hardware, operating system services, third-party components and code libraries. Identify core resources that change in the old and new system and how it impacts the translated software. Think about the old and new language and its supporting Read More

Sun to Make Solaris Source Code Available


Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to make the source code of its Solaris operating system freely available to the public.

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Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template


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Microsoft's Open Source Licenses


This post is not an oxymoron. The Open Source Initiative recently approved two Microsoft licenses (the Microsoft Reciprocal License and the Microsoft Public License) as compliant with the open source definition. Why would Microsoft want to publish an open source license? The very idea of Microsoft participating in the open source community might sound odd. After all, hasn't Microsoft been one

c open source account  s Open Source Licenses This post is not an oxymoron . The Open Source Initiative recently approved two Microsoft licenses (the Microsoft Reciprocal License and the Microsoft Public License ) as compliant with the open source definition . Why would Microsoft want to publish an open source license? The very idea of Microsoft participating in the open source community might sound odd. After all, hasn't Microsoft been one of the most vocal proprietary vendors against free and open source software ? Read More

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