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Spreading the appeal: xTuple aims its ERP apps at both smaller and larger user targets

As we head into 2011, we're expecting incremental but constant change to occur in the ERP applications arena. Faster deployment times and ease of customization will become even more important issues than ever for customers. Against this backdrop, commercial open source ERP vendors may win over additional customers, particularly if they can field apps tailored to those twin needs. That's one reason why xTuple has been bringing more capabilities to market this year, some designed specifically to woo smaller firms, others aimed more at larger organizations. Read More...

Outgrowing QuickBooks? Maybe open source ERP can help

Open source ERP packages are gaining traction as midsize companies increase adoption of open source software. Recent surveys have found that small and medium-size businesses are increasingly willing to consider open source tools. Not surprisingly, small businesses and large enterprises are predisposed to different categories of open source software. Survey data suggest that ERP is one category where small businesses are more likely to adopt open source than their large enterprise peers. Read More...