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.

    Top OpenSource Companies

  • 1

    Cloud platform provider leveraging open source Web Content Management for delivering digital experiences

  • 2

    An IT products and services company with the goal of delivering measurable financial impact by integrating information

  • 3

    An open source software innovation company that develops, manages, and supports open source solutions for enterprises

  • 4

    Developer of free and open source IDE and other packages for the R statistical computing environment

  • 5

    Offers the only all-in-one licensing, security, quality and reporting solution for managing open source components

  • 6

    AOE

    AOE

    Designs and develops complex Enterprise Web Content Management systems, mobile applications and Web Portal solutions based on open source technology

  • 7

    Broadleaf Commerce

    Broadleaf Commerce

    Leverages open source Java technologies to deliver B2B and B2C eCommerce platform solutions for simplifying the complexities of multi-channel commerce

  • 8

    DreamFactory

    DreamFactory

    Provides open source REST API backend for mobile, web, and IoT applications

  • 9

    Hotwax Systems

    Hotwax Systems

    Provides enterprise-class, open source digital commerce platform

  • 10

    Jfrog

    Jfrog

    JFrog provides world-class infrastructure for software management and distribution

  • 11

    Liferay

    Liferay

    Offering open source platform to help companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices

  • 12

    OpenPro

    OpenPro

    Provides licensed enterprise resource planning (ERP) software using open source technology

  • 13

    OpenSCG

    OpenSCG

    An enterprise open source services company, providing enterprise support, subscriptions, and consulting services

  • 14

    OrangeHRM

    OrangeHRM

    Provides open source human resource management software

  • 15

    Oro

    Oro

    Offers a fully customizable open source CRM software, that can deliver a personalized customer experience

  • 16

    Rapidminer

    Rapidminer

    Provides an open source data science platform that simplifies predictive analytics for any business process

  • 17

    Redis Labs

    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

  • 18

    Talend

    Talend

    Delivers open-sourced solutions that offer accurate, real-time information about enterprise business, customers, and industry

  • 19

    Unicon

    Unicon

    Leveraging open source technologies to deliver flexible and cost-effective IT systems

  • 20

    WSO2

    WSO2

    WSO2 delivers a complete open source middleware platform, which adapts to the project for a lean, targeted solution to enterprise applications