This java-based app combines CRM with web content management and team collaboration features. The software can be downloaded for free or used in the cloud on an SaaS basis. The company also offers service contracts for on-premise deployments. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
16) Orange Leap
This app is designed to help non-profits manage their relationships with "constituents." The base software and the "Guru" reporting add-on are available in either community or supported versions. You can also purchase it on an SaaS basis or buy other paid add-ons. Operating System: Windows.
This very flexible sales force automation tool helps companies forecast sales, recognize trends, share information and close more deals. It offers dual licensing options, and it can also be purchased on an SaaS basis. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
Like many of the other apps on this list, SplendidCRM can be used on-premise or in the cloud. This Windows-centric software comes in community, professional or enterprise versions with different features and support levels for each. Operating System: Windows.
Sugar's client list includes Avis, Coca-Cola, the state of Oregon and 7,000 other organizations, making it one of the most popular open source CRM solutions. It's available in professional and enterprise editions, each of which add more functionality to the basic open source version. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
vTiger offers a full range of sales force automation, customer service, marketing, inventory management and reporting features. The full version of the software with the complete list of features is available with an open source license; support and the hosted version are available for a fee. Operating System: Windows, Linux, iOS, Android.
Now owned by Oracle, MySQL is "the world's most popular open source database" and is used by well-known companies like Facebook, Google, Adobe, Alcatel Lucent and Zappos. The community edition is available for free, while the standard, enterprise and cluster carrier grade editions require support fees. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Apatar software helps companies integrate their data from various on-site and on-demand applications, including Salesforce.com, Quickbooks, and others. In addition to the free software, the company offers commercial support, training, and integration consulting services, as well as some on-demand integration services and some pre-built data integration solutions. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
This app helps organizations meet their compliance requirements for storing e-mails long term. The enterprise edition adds a number of features not available in the open source edition, as well as offering faster performance for companies with a lot of users. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
The "recognized market leader in open source data integration," Talend offers a unified platform for data management that includes data integration, data quality and master data management tools. In addition to the free community versions of its products, Talend also offers paid support, training, commercial versions with additional features, and other services. Operating System: Windows, Linux, Unix.
Novell's Mono project offers .NET developers a number of cross-platform, open source development tools. Professional and enterprise editions of the some of the tools are available for purchase at the site. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
26) Sencha Touch
"The first HTML5 mobile Web app framework," SenchaTouch helps users create Web-based apps that look and feel like native iOS or Android apps. It's available under either a GPL or a commercial license depending on the needs of users. Operating System: OS independent.
Zend offers both a Web application server (Zend Server) and an IDE (ZendStudio) for PHP developers. Both are available in free, open source or paid versions, and the company also offers training and some additional commercial products and services. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Web-based Epiware combines enterprise document management capabilities with groupware functionality like a calendar, wikis and some project management capabilities. The company offers paid support for enterprise users. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
Designed to be very user-friendly, LogicalDOC offers a Web-based interface and mobile versions for users with smartphones. The enterprise edition adds capabilities that aren't available in the open source community edition, and a hosted version is also available. Operating System: OS Independent.
OpenKM (short for" Open Knowledge Mangement") offers a Web-based interface for managing documents at organizations of all sizes. Professional support and training can be purchased for a fee. Operating System: OS Independent.
The "world's fastest-growing eCommerce platform," Magento boasts more than 2.5 million downloads and more than 25 billion transactions. Additional features not included in the open source community edition are available in the paid professional and enterprise editions. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
Designed as an alternative to Bascamp, Collabtive offers project management, time tracking and reporting features. Like Basecamp, it's also available on an SaaS basis, and the company also offers some related services. Operating System: OS Independent.
Cyn.in aims to help teams collaborate and communicate more quickly through wikis, social networks, blogs, file sharing repositories, micro blogs, discussion boards and other communication applications. It comes in three flavors: the free community edition, the on-demand SaaS version and the on-premise appliance. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
34) Feng Office
Used by more than 100,000 people, Feng Office offers e-mail, time tracking, notes, contacts, calendar, tasks, document sharing and more. Users can choose from the free open source version, an SaaS version called "FengSky," or a supported on-premise version that also includes some additional modules. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
The paid versions (both hosted and on-premise) of Group-Office include calendar, CRM, project management, e-mail, file-sharing and synchronization. The open-source version offers slightly fewer features. Operating System: OS Independent.
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