SplendidCRM Software has adopted the GNU Affero General Public License Version 3 (AGPLv3) for its Community Edition.
SplendidCRM is the first open-source CRM to offer a Business Rules Engine in all editions.
Open source CRM has a lot going for it: it's often less expensive, it's easily modified if you have an open-source-savvy IT staff, and if you lack that staff you can find developers readily and often at a less expensive rate than for proprietary CRM software.
SplendidCRM, another of 2009's leaders returning this year, gets praise from Fauscette for having “pretty good functionality”—as reflected in a splendid 4.2 rating there.
Open-source software is thriving in systems management and business overall, according to a new survey conducted by a software developer.
As CRM magazine's annual conference gets under way, the ninth annual awards honor companies, customers, and industry visionaries for successes in the CRM marketplace over the previous 12 months.
SplendidCRM continues its focus on Microsoft by integrating tightly with Exchange Server 2010 and by incorporating the latest reporting features of Visual Studio 2010.
International Data Corp. released its fourth-quarter global server data on February 25, listing the top providers of server hardware. But what about on the software front? According to IDC's data, Windows is still the dominant player.
SplendidCRM solutions for open-source use, has entered the cloud with its release of SplendidCRM 4.0 Community Edition
As open source gets more commercial, GPL's idealism is overridden by developers' business needs
Yes, ASP.NET is universally faster than PHP (on Windows and on Linux) with the exceptions of File Copy and Attribute operations.
Recent survey data compiled by Forrester Consulting on behalf of information systems specialist Bull suggests that we're at the front end of a long cycle of open-source infrastructure and application adoption.
The leaders, the winners, and the honorees -- the best of the CRM service industry over the last 12 months.
CRM brings a combination of consistency, objectivity and visibility to lead qualification. With CRM, you can develop and apply business rules, criteria and checklists across your organization's entire lead-qualification process, assuring that reps handle every lead exactly the same way. Those same process-creation modules in your CRM system let you develop objective criteria for deciding how to handle leads.
Beyond cost considerations, open source offers opportunities for gaining competitive advantage.
Latest releases of Mono and MonoDevelop offer greater scalability and productivity for ISVs and corporate developers.
Microsoft Corp. plans to use this week's Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) to outline its move into the next phase of its open source strategy around building a business model for the down economy, according to company officials.
Virtual software appliances are applications -- mostly server ones, at this point -- that come to users prepackaged with a thin operating system layer. Essentially virtual machines (VM) created by independent software vendors or systems integrators, rather than IT administrators, virtual software appliances help eliminate potential conflicts with the host hardware's operating system or other applications, reducing crashes and improving security.
Thousands of businesses were left without access to their applications Tuesday after Salesforce.com's servers suffered a service disruption.
One of the biggest misconceptions in software is that open source equals free. The early commercial open-source vendors like MySQL and JBoss were able to build decent businesses on top of a license/support-only business model, but over time we've seen that approach become difficult to grow beyond a certain threshold.
SplendidCRM Software has launched its Live Software-as-a-Service platform designed to provide cost-effective CRM services on an all-Microsoft 64-bit technology stack.
This latest release is being positioned as a milestone for SplendidCRM Software as it introduces the SplendidCRM Workflow Engine as a flagship feature in the new SplendidCRM Enterprise product.
Open-source software is not for businesses who want out-of-the-box complete applications, but it makes sense for companies that want to tailor every aspect of the CRM experience from the ground up.
SplendidCRM Software, a vendor of Microsoft (News - Alert)-centric Customer Relationship Management (CRM) products for open-source use, has announced the launch of Version 2.1 of its flagship platform SplendidCRM on the Mono/Linux platform.
Mono 2.0, an open-source runtime enabling .Net-based applications to run on Linux, Mac OS X, and Unix, is being released Monday, featuring capabilities for a number of .Net technologies.
If you and web workers you collaborate with have been considering using customer relationship management (CRM) software, it makes sense to look not just at proprietary solutionis such as Salesforce.com, but at open source solutions. Open source CRM solutions are now very competitive with proprietary alternatives. Over on the OStatic blog, we just rounded up some good tools to consider.
Few categories of open source software have seen so much solid teamwork and rapid development as customer relationship software (CRM) projects. As evidenced by huge proprietary players such as Salesforce.com, CRM implemented on the web as an on-demand tool for teams of co-workers also creates substantial business efficiencies. If you have a business and haven't looked into some of the top open source CRM offerings lately, here's a look at what you can start doing.
By now, every CIO should be aware of the enterprise potential of Linux and other popular open-source software offerings. But the number and breadth of open-source projects has increased steadily over the years, and organizations can apply these tools to virtually any type of business process.
A good CRM package does you no good if employees aren't willing to use it. Case in point: IMA Financial Group, a medium-sized financial services company based in Wichita, Kansas. IMA had installed a commercial customer relationship management system that "was flexible and configurable and attractive on the front end," says business processes manager Jennifer Hallam.
SplendidCRM announced the launch of Version 2.1 of its flagship platform SplendidCRM. The new Silverlight graphs provide SplendidCRM developers with the ability to create and customize graphs. Extended AJAX support provides the CRM user with a more natural experience.
One out of five applications will be licensed by subscription within five years, respondents said, thanks to goodies such as remote management, security monitoring and more.
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