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Collective Brainpower: xTuple unites the worlds of open-source software and manufacturing

Manufacturers have many, if not most, of the business needs of larger companies. With those needs come a number of complexities in processes, and most manufacturers use, or would like to use, some sort of ERP — Enterprise Resource Planning — software to manage the flow of information in the business.

An ERP system links all the operations inside a business – from sales to accounting, from customer relationship management to purchasing, manufacturing, inventory, and distribution. 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...

xTuple's MOB Approach to Integrated Email

xTuple is going to try something new, and hopefully exciting - in order to facilitate getting some cool new functionality into xTuple.

The feature is one that we hear, and talk, about all the time: better email integration. We've agonized publicly about this in the past, particularly over the fact that we don't want to be tied to any one particular client, server, or platform - in keeping with our overall design philosophy here. But we think we have an answer, which I'll detail below. Read More...

xTuple Connect Enables Enhanced EDI and Real-time Connectivity with other Enterprise Software

xTuple, the leading provider of commercial open source business management software for growing companies, today announced the general availability of xTuple Connect. This powerful new tool is a standards-based, completely open platform that enables deep integration with xTuple’s open source ERP system without the typical proprietary middleware or associated vendor lock-in.

Solutions supported by xTuple Connect include Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) – both legacy networks and more modern XML-based systems; any number of web-based e-commerce solutions; and product lifecycle management (PLM) systems such as Arena.

“xTuple is known for bringing powerful, big-company ERP solutions to growing businesses of all sizes,” stated xTuple CEO Ned Lilly. “xTuple Connect builds on that same philosophy, and delivers a robust, standards-based integration platform that gives power users the tools to connect to any third party business software.”
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xTuple Launches Web Portal

Commercial open-source accounting, enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management software provider xTuple has introduced the xTuple Web Portal, which enables users’ Web sites to work directly with customers, suppliers and other business partners. Read More...

xTuple releases the latest version of the company’s flagship product

xTuple, a provider of commercial open source business management software for small to medium-size businesses, announced the release of the latest version of the company’s flagship product and the expansion of the xTuple Cloud service. Read More...

Open source ERP 'most active' SourceForge project

Two open-source ERP suites, xTuple and ADempiere, were listed as the two "most active" projects Wednesday on SourceForge, which bills itself as the world's largest Web site for open-source software development. Projects WebERP and OpenBravo also made the top 20.

XTuple probably has about 500 active participants in its open-source community, and roughly 25,000 people "who have raised their hand somewhere along the line," said xTuple CEO Ned Lilly. There have been nearly 400,000 downloads of xTuple software, he added. Read More...

xTuple ERP 3.5 Adds Cloud Computing, Drop Ship, and Time Entry

xTuple, the leader in Mac and open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced the general availability of version 3.5 of its namesake product. This latest version saves employee time and cuts costs by automating many routine tasks that are often performed manually, or by expensive external systems. Read More...

xTuple Recognizes Open Source ERP Partner in Atlanta, GA

OpenSurge Group sought out an open source solution that would enable the small and midsize business to have all the functionality of big name ERP solutions at a fraction of the cost and one capable of running on Apple Mac OS X. Using those two criteria OpenSurge sought out and found xTuple ERP to be the best in class ERP solution for the small and midsize business.
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