Open Source Cloud Apps: 65 Cloudy Apps: Page 2

Some of these open source projects are enabling the creation of IaaS or PaaS offerings, and some are available for purchases on a SaaS basis.
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25. DuraCloud

With DuraCloud, users can backup their files to multiple cloud storage providers at once or move their files from one cloud to another at will. In addition to the open source software, it is also offered as a paid service. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

26. Duplicati

This backup client is designed to store backups on remote or cloud servers. It supports Amazon, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and similar cloud storage services. Operating System: Windows, Linux.

27. FTPbox

FTPbox enables users to set up their own file-syncing server and upload files to that server via FTP. Key features include encryption and the ability to share files with friends. Operating System: Windows

28. LipSync

Based on OpenSSH, rsync and lsyncd, LipSync is a lightweight option for setting up your own Dropbox-like server. Note that it requires both the client and the server to be running Linux. Operating System: Linux

29. Pydio

Previously called AjaXplorer, Pydio is an enterprise-class file sharing and synchronization solution. Both paid and open source versions are available. Operating System: Windows, Linux (Android and iOS clients available)

30. Rockstor

Powered by Linux and BTRFS, Rockstor allows users to set up their own cloud-based storage. Commercial support and an online demo are available. Operating System: Linux

31. Seafile

Seafile promises reliable high-speed file sync and share, which makes it suitable for some backup purposes. It is also available as a paid cloud service that is hosted in Germany. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

32. Skylable

Made by the founders of the ClamAV open source anti-virus tool, Skylable allows organizations to set up Amazon S3- or Swift-compatible object storage servers very quickly. A paid enterprise version is available. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

33. SparkleShare

An alternative to Dropbox, SparkleShare can sync multiple copies of files stored on a local desktop and in the cloud. It includes client-side encryption for security. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

34. StackSync

Putting the emphasis on security, StackSync encrypts stored data on the client side before sending it to the cloud server. It allows individuals or organizations to set up scalable personal cloud server. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

35. Syncany

Still in the early phases of development, Syncany aims to allow users to sync files on any type of storage, including the cloud. It includes built-in encryption capabilities for security. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

36. Syncthing

Syncthing makes it possible to set up your own Dropbox-like cloud storage solution on your own servers. It protects users' privacy with advanced encryption and authentication. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X, Android.

Big Data Tools

37. Hadoop

The most well-known big data tool in existence, Hadoop stores large datasets on a cluster of computers, such as cloud computing environments. Its users include Adobe, AOL, Alibaba, Ebay, Facebook, FOX, Google, Hulu, LinkedIn, The New York Times, Spotify, StumbleUpon, Twitter and Yahoo. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

38. HPCC Systems

An alternative to Hadoop, HPCC describes itself as "an open source, massive parallel-processing computing platform for big data processing and analytics." Its partners include Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Cognizant, Comrise, Dell and Infosys. A paid enterprise version that includes support is available. Operating System: Linux

Business Intelligence

39. Jaspersoft

This popular business intelligence suite is available in a Cloud Analytics version that runs on Amazon Web Services. It also comes in both free and paid versions for on-premise deployment. Operating System: OS Independent.

Business Process Management

40. ProcessMaker

Award-winning ProcessMaker offers tools to help enterprises automate workflow processes as well as performing full-scale BPM. It comes in community, enterprise and cloud editions. Operating System: Windows, Linux.

Content Management

41. Alfresco

Similar to Microsoft SharePoint, Alfresco's community edition offers enterprise content management that "helps you regain control of critical business content, strengthen compliance, optimize processes and make collaboration easy." It also comes in a paid enterprise version called Alfresco One, and a cloud-based version which makes the software available on an SaaS basis. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

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