SAP vs Oracle vs OpenERP

»Posted by on Jun 25, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Specifications Software SAP ERP Oracle eBusiness Suite OpenERP Developer SAP Oracle OpenERP S.A. Platform Linux/Unix Mac OS X Open Source Other Web Based Windows Linux/Unix Mac OS X Open Source Other Web Based Windows Linux/Unix Mac OS X Open Source Other Web Based Windows Country Germany United States United States State or Province Texas California Total Customers 30,000 Business Size Any Size Any Size Small-Mid Website SAP ERP ( Oracle eBusiness Suite ( OpenERP ( Industries Advertising B2C ECommerce Construction Consulting Education Finance Food & Beverage Government Health...

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10 Reasons Open Source Is Good for Business

»Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

With the many business and government organizations that now use open source software such as Linux, it’s becoming increasingly clear that price is not the only advantage such software holds. If it were, companies that adopted it during the Great Recession would surely have switched back to the expensive proprietary stuff as soon as conditions began to ease, and that’s clearly not the case. Rather, free and open source software (FOSS) holds numerous other compelling advantages for businesses, some of them even more valuable than the software’s low price. Need a few examples? Let’s start counting. 1. Security It’s hard to think of a better testament to the superior security of open source software than the recent discovery by...

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Barclays cuts software spending by 90 percent with open source

»Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

MAJOR UK BANK Barclays said it has reduced IT spending for software development by 90 percent by moving to an internal private cloud environment and using open source Linux software. The Sunday Times reported that Barclays is saving billions by using open source software, in what was deemed a “snub” to legacy software vendors like Microsoft and Oracle. However, a spokesperson for Barclays told The INQUIRER that it is continuing to work with existing software suppliers but is also taking advantage of alternative IT systems to improve efficiencies across its business. “We’ve been making significant savings in our technology platform by doing a lot of the work in-house to develop and launch our own applications rapidly,” he...

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10 Ways How OpenWorks can help your Business

»Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Every business is looking for ways to be more efficient. You know information technology is critical — you can’t be in business without it. But how much really your IT costing you? Could you be doing more with the technology you have? Could you reduce costs and provide better service to your Organization? Finding out becomes a lot easier when you know the right questions to ask. We have few suggestions for how to get started: 1. WHO IS CHOOSING YOUR IT? Making good choices about the right technology starts with who is making those choices — and why. Are these decisions strategic and based on long-term business requirements or short-term technology remedies? Are they delaying inevitable problems and inviting further lock-in that could be more expensive to...

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Why Open Source ?

»Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The question “Why open source?” really encompasses two questions for the enterprise to consider: “Why use open source software?” and “Why should I develop my software in a community-based, open source way?” Inherent in that second question is the issue of what enterprises can learn from the successes of open source communities. So, who should care about the answers to these questions? Well, virtually everyone. As of 2008, 85 percent of enterprises were using open source software, according to Gartner. That percentage has probably ticked upward since then, so the answers to these questions are relevant to just about all enterprises today. Benefits of Open Source Software Let’s consider the first question: “Why use...

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