Monthly Archives: May 2011

Recent Review of XTuple Open Source ERP

All of us have a bit of open source in our lives, whether it is in that Android smartphone or the streaming music application on our MP3 player or iPod. Open source development is kind of a big deal right … Continue reading

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OpenERP Online gets on the Google Apps Marketplace

We are glad to announce the presence of OpenERP Online on the Google Apps  Marketplace. OpenERP Online has been placed under Accounting &  Finance. All you need to do it create a Google Apps Marketplace account.  This a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Community Linux love from Microsoft

from 451 CAOS Theoryby Jay Lyman One of big stories out of the Open Source Business Conference this week was Microsoft’s announced support for the CentOS community Linux distribution, a free clone of RHEL that nonetheless enjoys significant enterprise and … Continue reading

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Future of Open Source Survey Points to Cloud and Mobile Opportunities

The annual Open Source Business Conference (OSBC), sponsored by Computerworld, is underway in San Francisco this week, and, as usual at the conference, Northbridge Venture Partners has released its Future of Open Source survey results. This year’s edition of the … Continue reading

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Openbravo ERP Software Downloads Surpass Two Million

Adoption Milestone Signals Maturity of Open Source ERP  SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Openbravo, the Agile ERP company, today announced its flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has been downloaded over two million times – making it the most popular open … Continue reading

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Android To Surpass Apple’s App Store In Size By August 2011: Report (Exclusive)

There’s no doubt Android Market will at some point offer more applications for download and/or purchase than Apple’s App Store, as the latter’s growth has been slowing down of late, while the Android application store’s growth rate has been accelerating. In a recent report, app store … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Customers Choose Sugar Over SalesForce.com

Posted by: Sonja Fridell 10. Deploy Anywhere You can host Sugar on site or in the cloud, same price 9. Customizations and Integrations SFDC is written in a proprietary language, Sugar is PHP 8. OPEN SFDC is a closed environment. … Continue reading

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LVM Converts 10,000 Corporate Desktops to Ubuntu with Services from Canonical

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canonical today announced the successful migration of 10,000 desktops to Ubuntu by German Insurance company LVM Versicherung. The project was undertaken with consulting from Canonical’s professional services team and will receive ongoing support from the Canonical support team. … Continue reading

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What’s New in Sugar 6.2 – SugarCRM’s Spring 2011 Release

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The Power User’s Guide to Ubuntu Unity

(From Jorge’s Stompbox) Getting Started Home page Hardware Requirements Rick Spencer’s Getting Started (This is a great beginner guide, start here) OMG!Ubuntu’s Guide to Unity Rick’s Video Guide Jorge’s Video Guide to the Dash Jorge’s Video Guide to Multitasking Unity … Continue reading

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