"Can open-source software find a home in mission-critical
systems? Based on momentum in the open-source ERP (enterprise
resource planning) market, it's starting to look that way,
particularly for IT leaders at midmarket and smaller
"While ERP systems are the heart and soul of the modern
business, they've also been an IT bogeyman for the past decade. The
software requires long and expensive customizations to fit the
business processes of specific industries and companies..."