What is "open source software", and how can it benefit my business?
It's affordable, it's customizable, and it works! Just some of the open source software available to you includes:
- Operating Systems
- Networked File Sharing
- Web Servers
- Enterprise Resource Management (ERP)
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
- Office Messaging Systems
- Security and Encryption
When you use open source software in your business, you will lower your total cost of ownership, and increase your return on investment. Since the software is supported by a community of users, you'll never have to pay for licenses or updates. You'll also have complete access to the source code which can be customized to your exact needs. Open source software is designed to be flexible and evolve with your business. It can be easily adapted and integrated with other software to create advanced systems to manage your unique business requirements. The uses of open source software are limited only to your imagination, and provide you with freedom, power and flexibility unlike anything else.