Open Source Service Provider - Liferay, Alfresco, Sugarcrm, Drupal
PT Softbless Solutions was established in 2008, specializes in open source solutions. Softbless Solutions offers a variety of services and has the ability to implement, configure and support and optimize a wide assortment of open source technologies, some won a prestigious 2010 BOSSIE award which was held by InfoWorld. We deliver high valued and on time delivery services for Enterprise Portal, Intranet Portal & Knowledge Management : Liferay, Private & Hybrid Cloud Computing : Openstack, E-learning : Moodle, Enterprise Content Management(ECM) /Document Management System (DMS) : Alfresco, Learning Management System for Corporate: Totara LMS
Why Open Source?
Open source solutions are solutions that give users the freedom to study, to run and to modify the program for any purpose. Open source solutions also give users the freedom to redistribute copies of the original or the modified program.
Open source solutions now are widely become alternative to many organizations from many industries. Gartner conducted a survey of 274 end-user organizations across the Asia/Pacific, Europe and North American markets in May and June 2008 and recognized that 85% of companies using open source.
Benefits using open source
- Security. Open access to the system code makes it easier to detect security issues in the system, and solve the issues. Open access makes more number of programmers can access and edit open source code, compared with the few that have access to closed commercial source code, that makes the defect in open source solutions tends to be fixed more rapidly
- Customization. Open source solutions are eligible be customized by anyone with the required technical skill.
- Reduce Organization Dependability to Vendor. By open source solutions, this dependablity is greatly reduced. As the source code is not 'owned' in the same way that commercial source code is, it may be developed by anyone with required skills.
- Cost Effective. Open Source solution has no upfront license fees saving an organization a huge amount of money. In an Aberdeen survey of over 150 portal users in companies across industries and around the world, it found that open source portal solutions cost less than traditional solutions.