The Nation: Thais Taming Linux
Jul 23, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Asina Pornwasin)
"By the end of this year, Thai companies will have an
alternative when using 'enterprise resource planning' (ERP)
software based on open-source platforms. It could be 10 times
cheaper than existing ERP software in the market.
"GrandLinux Solution, a local software company, is one of the
pioneers in the open-source software business. It was established
to develop Linux software for local use, both in operating systems
and office suites.
"Managing director Paitoon Butri, 33, who has worked on Linux
development for six years, said the company is localising
open-source ERP software called 'COMPIERE' to help Thai companies
reduce the cost of ERP software investments..."