Open Source Software (OSS) continues to be one of the most viable and leading levers for cost optimization. The overall adoption trends and economics around OSS confirm that this technology is making significant headway as an IT Platform even for mission-critical business applications. Some of the key drivers for adoption of OSS solutions include:
However, the challenges faced in a safe, secure and gainful adoption of OSS include:
At ERP Global, we have developed a deep understanding of the OSS technology and of the typical issues faced by enterprises while considering OSS adoption. ERP Global has identified the key areas in which enterprises can benefit from the adoption of OSS technology, and has developed proven capabilities in these areas. Leveraging its vast IT experience, ERP Global offers OSS expertise in the areas of Portal, Content Management & Collaboration (PCC), Rich Internet Applications, Service Oriented Architecture, Workflows and Business Process Management, Mobile Computing, Distributed Computing, Business Intelligence and Application/Web Servers.
ERP Global offers both technical and domain-specific OSS expertise in order to ensure smooth implementation and optimum benefits to its clients.
ERP Global’s proven implementation accelerators, tools, and methodologies ensure rapid time-to-value through quicker implementation, minimal deployment risks, and reduced implementation costs.
Some Key Enablers
Technical Expertise/Focus Areas
ERP Global’s in-depth capability in OSS resulted in ERP Global being ranked No. 1 in an OSS competition organized by a Fortune 10 conglomerate around ‘Adoption of OSS at the Enterprise level’ in the Year 2009.
In order to ensure optimum benefits for our clients, ERP Global offers end-to-end services right from consulting to implementation and service support. In addition to our technology capabilities, ERP Global has a very good understanding of non-functional aspects around OSS like Legal, Licensing, Security, Product Support and Performance/Scalability. Through its Consulting Services, ERP Global aims to provide a well-defined roadmap for OSS Adoption taking into account strategic, tactical, operational and sustenance related requirements. The Implementation Services are around Migration to OSS, Custom Development around OSS and Upgrades in the OSS domain.
Portfolio Assessment and OSS Adoption: Aims at analyzing the current IT landscape and providing a well vetted solution to adopt OSS either by migrating existing applications to OSS technology stack or developing new business applications on OSS technology stack.
Roadmap for OSS Adoption and Governance: Aims at defining roadmap for OSS Adoption taking into account strategic, tactical and operational requirements. Here, in addition to the technical aspects the focus is also on Governance model to ensure deeper and sustained adoption of OSS in a safe and secured way.