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71 Top Commercial Open Source Projects

Mar 27, 2012, 07:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"1. jBilling: The self-described "leader in open source billing and rating software," jBilling offers an invoicing platform for telecoms and companies that offer subscription-based services. It comes in either a community or an enterprise version, and the company also offers consulting, support and training services. Operating System: OS Independent. Business Intelligence

"2. Jaspersoft: Jaspersoft claims to be "the world's most widely used business intelligence software." It offers enterprise, professional and express editions in addition to the free community edition. The website above relates primarily to the commercial versions, but you can find out more about the open source tools at JasperForge.org. Operating System: OS Independent.

"3. Palo BI Suite/Jedox: This project goes by two different names: Palo BI is the open-source version and Jedox is the commercial version. Both include tools for planning, analytics and reporting, as well as plug-ins that extend the capabilities of Microsoft Excel. Operating System: OS Independent.

"4. Pentaho: Although it pays homage to its "open source heritage," the main Pentaho site is all about the commercial version of its business analytics and data integration tools. However, you can still find the open source version at the Pentaho Community Wiki. The full suite includes tools for ETL, OLAP analysis, metadata, data mining, reporting, dashboards and a platform for building your own solutions. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X."

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