71 Top Commercial Open Source Projects
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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."