Top 10 Open Source Solution Companies - 2020

Most discussions about upcoming digital trends have started to seem a tad monotonous for the past few years. It feels like the same ingredients are being rearranged to dish-up a new platter. However, 2021 will be a departure from that – reflecting upon the rapid digitalization boom that the world was exposed to this year because of the infamous COVID-19 pandemic.

At the center of these software innovations would be open source platforms. Open source has always retained its spot as a popular operating system in enterprise IT, and now, there is even more use of open-source platforms with Docker and Kubernetes. Especially for startups, Open Source is considered as the ground zero for technology development, and it has definitely become the preferred way of germinating hot new technology for up and coming companies. In fact, not only small businesses and application development companies, even big Internet companies are emerging as huge open source contributors. Some of the popular examples are MapReduce from Google and Hadoop from Yahoo.Similarly, tech giants across domains like Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, LinkedIn and eBay have initiated dozens of open source projects. For instance, Facebook is responsible for Cassandra (a leading NoSQL database), and React (a highly popular JavaScript library). So, all in all, open source technology is set to play a pivotal role in 2021 pertaining to modern computing, particularly in application development and IT infrastructure.

At this juncture, there is a variety of open source solution providers available in the market that cater to the different needs of the IT companies. To help them choose the solution provider that best fits their requirement, CIOReview has compiled a list of the 10 most promising open source solution providers. The enlisted solution providers are the frontrunners in the market that provide a wide span of features. Besides, the magazine also comprises insights from thought leaders in the sector on the industry trends, best practices, recent innovations, and their advice for aspiring CIOs.

We present to you CIOReview’s, “10 Most Promising Open Source Solution Providers – 2020.”

    Top Open Source Solution Companies

  • 1

    Bringing the power of open source technology to digital documents space is iText, a global leader in innovative PDF software. The company was founded in 2000 with the aim to fill the void for a tool that extracts information from databases to build PDFs. iText houses a suite of PDF solutions and products which are open-source. Its core product is a comprehensive PDF library that is enterprise-focused. It facilitates the client organizations’ software developers to build applications that process and manipulate PDF documents with less effort. iText also helps clients develop digital document solutions without coding skills—fueling citizen developers trend

  • 2

    Acquia

    Acquia

    Acquia is an open source digital experience company that provides the world's most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. Acquia is helping some of the world’s leading brands succeed, including Twitter, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, and Stanford University

  • 3

    Open Source Integrators

    Open Source Integrators

    As a top independent open source software integrator in the US, Open Source Integrators provide its customers with a unique combination of open source business process consulting and improvements. The company's seasoned teams of maestros live to help synchronize and integrate manufacturing as well as online retail engines, including the aggregation of processes and separate independent systems with open source technology customizations

  • 4

    Open-Xchange

    Open-Xchange

    Open-Xchange (OX) is a market leader in mail/messaging and DNS-based security services, with more than 200m seats sold through international hosting and telco providers worldwide, including partners such as 1&1, Orange, Italiaonline, Comcast, GoDaddy, NTT or Softbank. OX have its roots in Open Source, and this has shaped their view of the world and culture – open, diverse, and with a bias to act, giving everyone at OX room to take responsibility within their team and grow

  • 5

    Openbravo

    Openbravo

    Openbravo is a global cloud-based omnichannel platform vendor for agile and innovative commerce. Openbravo excels in helping retailers achieve greater agility so that they can accelerate progress of their omnichannel and digital transformation strategies, which are urgently needed to adapt to fast-evolving market situations and changing customer expectations more quickly and efficiently

  • 6

    Opmantek

    Opmantek

    Opmantek is the forefront innovator of network management, automation, monitoring and auditing. Based on open-source, its solutions help 1000’s of organizations in 100+ countries increase availability, by reducing unplanned outages and downtime. A pioneer in network analysis and management, let Opmantek help clients get the most out of their network investment and have their staff and customers reap the benefits

  • 7

    Red Hat

    Red Hat

    Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver high-performing Linux, cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. The company helps its customers standardize across environments, develop cloud-native applications, and integrate, automate, secure, and manage complex environments with award-winning support, training, and consulting services

  • 8

    Revenera

    Revenera

    Revenera’s solutions help software and IoT companies build and deliver secure products while protecting their IP. Revenera leverage the power of open source and future-proof your business by eliminating compliance and security risk. The company implement flexible monetization models, become a digital leader and grow while keeping your customers front and center

  • 9

    RStudio

    RStudio

    RStudio provides open source and enterprise-ready professional software for data science. The company helps people understand and improve the world through data. RStudio build tools that enable robust and reproducible data analysis through programming, paired with tools that make it easy to share insights. Its core software is open source, freely available to anyone

  • 10

    WhiteSource

    WhiteSource

    WhiteSource helps businesses all over the world to develop better software by harnessing the power of open source. Open source components, a significant and important part of commercial software today, are often substantially under-managed. WhiteSource fully automates the entire process of open source components selection, approval, tracking and management, including real-time alerts on vulnerable and problematic open source components, customized reports, enforcing policies automatically and more