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

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

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

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

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

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

AOE

AOE

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

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

DreamFactory

DreamFactory

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

Hotwax Systems

Hotwax Systems

Provides enterprise-class, open source digital commerce platform

Jfrog

Jfrog

JFrog provides world-class infrastructure for software management and distribution

Liferay

Liferay

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

OpenPro

OpenPro

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

OpenSCG

OpenSCG

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

OrangeHRM

OrangeHRM

Provides open source human resource management software

Oro

Oro

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

Rapidminer

Rapidminer

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

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

Talend

Talend

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

Unicon

Unicon

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

WSO2

WSO2

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