20 Most Promising Open Source Solution Providers - 2016

Digital transformations drive IT industry to remodel its infrastructure in a more agile and cost-effective manner. By spurring innovation for the past decade, open source technologies have reduced these demands by offering new possibilities, alternative business models and expanding markets in the information and communication technology space.

 Open source technology gains in stature not only because of its flexibility and collaborative nature but also because of the potential benefits it caters to all the users. Numerous organizations prefer open source as it reduces lead times, improves quality, and interoperability. With significantly reduced R&D costs, especially important for new entrants, solutions can be brought to market faster.

 Furthermore, the flood tide of new open-source technologies namely OpenStack and Linux Containers supports new use cases such as programmable infrastructure through API, integration capability, and advanced application development. These changeovers are addressing the topical challenges of both enterprise IT and infrastructure software vendors, assisting them in planning and scaling with time. Today, IT infrastructure vendors are looking to seize the opportunities of open-source technology by choosing innovative solutions and integrating it in a comprehensive manner.

 To help CIOs navigate through a plethora of open source technology vendors, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of CIOReview has selected the 20 Most Promising Open Source Solution Providers. The listing exhibits the competence in delivering open source technologies poised for exponential growth in IT.

We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Open Source Solution Providers 2016.

Company Name

Company Description

Acquia Cloud platform provider leveraging open source Web Content Management for delivering digital experiences
AOE Designs and develops complex Enterprise Web Content Management systems, mobile applications and Web Portal solutions based on open source technology
Broadleaf Commerce Leverages open source Java technologies to deliver B2B and B2C eCommerce platform solutions for simplifying the complexities of multi-channel commerce
DreamFactory Provides open source REST API backend for mobile, web, and IoT applications
Eyecube Solutions An IT products and services company with the goal of delivering measurable financial impact by integrating information
Hotwax Systems Provides enterprise-class, open source digital commerce platform
Jfrog JFrog provides world-class infrastructure for software management and distribution
Liferay Offering open source platform to help companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices
Linnovate An open source software innovation company that develops, manages, and supports open source solutions for enterprises
OpenPro Provides licensed enterprise resource planning (ERP) software using open source technology
OpenSCG An enterprise open source services company, providing enterprise support, subscriptions, and consulting services
OrangeHRM Provides open source human resource management software
Oro Offers a fully customizable open source CRM software, that can deliver a personalized customer experience
Rapidminer Provides an open source data science platform that simplifies predictive analytics for any business process
Redis Labs Redis Labs is the open source home and commercial provider of Redis, an open source in-memory Data Structure Store, used as a database, a caching layer or a message broker
RStudio Developer of free and open source IDE and other packages for the R statistical computing environment
Talend Delivers open-sourced solutions that offer accurate, real-time information about enterprise business, customers, and industry
Unicon Leveraging open source technologies to deliver flexible and cost-effective IT systems
WhiteSource Offers the only all-in-one licensing, security, quality and reporting solution for managing open source components
WSO2 WSO2 delivers a complete open source middleware platform, which adapts to the project for a lean, targeted solution to enterprise applications