Supported Applications

Dale can provide support for a variety of open source software applications from back office and cloud IT to enterprise management and engineering product development. Contact  Dale to learn more. 

ERPNext is a fully featured open source web-based ERP system. It was started to address the needs of a family furniture manufacturing business and first released in 2010.  Since then it has expanded in both depth and breadth of features, and has become a flagship for open source software development in India. Commercial support is available from ERPNext founder and sponsor Frappe Technologies as well as independent consultants, and informal support is provided by an active community.

FreeBSD is an open source Unix-like operating system descended directly from the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) and Research Unix developed by Bell Labs.  FreeBSD was first released in 1993 and although similar to Linux in function, has significant differences in project scope, licensing, and philosophy. Commercial support is available from independent IT consultants, and informal support is provided by an active and devoted community.

KiCad is a cross-platform and open source electronics design automation (EDA) suite, including schematic capture, PCB layout, SPICE simulation and related engineering calculation, 3D design rendering, and manufacturing file generation and viewing. KiCad was founded in 1992 and has matured into a viable alternative to commercial proprietary suites for almost any need. Commercial support is available from the KiCad Services Corporation and independent consultants, and informal support is provided by active KiCad and electronics developer communities.

Mantis is a mature open source issue tracking and management system. Founded in 2000, the project initially focussed on software develoment issue tracking but has since developed into an effective general purpose issue management application with a wide variety of plugin’s to support various project and issue management needs. Commercial support is available from independent IT consultants and informal support is provided by an active community.

MariaDB is a community-developed, commercially supported fork of the open source MySQL DBMS. MySQL was first released in 1995 and  became the de facto database for Web 2.0. MariaDB was forked from MySQL in 2009 by its’ founder and lead developer after Oracle acquired MySQL. Commercial support is available from MariaDB.com and independent IT consultants, and informal support is provided by active MariaDB and MySQL communities. 

Moodle is an open source learning management system used by hundreds of millions of learners worldwide, including leading organizations who use Moodle for internal training. Moodle was first released in 2002 continues to be actively developed. Commercial support is available from a network of Certified Service Providers delivering expertise in hosting, customisations, support and training, and informal support is provided by an active Moodle community. 

Nextcloud is the most deployed on-premises open source file share and collaboration platform for tens of millions of users at thousands of organizations across the globe. Nextcloud was forked from ownCloud in 2016 by the original founder and lead developer in response to changes in business direction. Commercial support is available from Nextcloud GmbH (who also provide certified compliance) and independent consultants, and informal support is provided by an active community. 

PostgreSQL is the world’s most advanced open source relational database.  PostgreSQL was founded in 1985 by Michael Stonebraker, who won the Turing Award in 2014 for his work in database systems. Commercial support is available from a large number of global commercial services providers, and informal support is provided by an active community. 

ProjeQtOr is open source enterprise project management software with a focus on quality management (ProjeQtOr is a mixed acronym for Quality based Project Organizer). It was first released in 2009 with support for risk management planning, including risks, actions and issues management, with new feature and maintenance releases several times per year since. Commercial support and training is available from ProjeQtOr.net and informal support is provided by an active community. 

SuiteCRM is a fully-featured open source Customer Relationship Management application. Starting as SugarCRM in 2004, SuiteCRM was forked in 2013 to continue development as an open source project. Commercial support is available from SuiteCRM project sponsor SalesAgility, and the thriving ecosystem includes many other professional support options and development partners. Informal support is provided by an active community.

TimeTracker is an easy-to-use open source time sheet system. Started in 2016, TimeTracker can be used for project management and client invoicing, and includes  basic reporting, notifications and support for attaching documents.  Commercial support is provided by the TimeTracker developer, and informal support is provided by an active community.

Tryton is an open source three-tier business software application platform and modular ERP system. It provides both a convenient web interface, as well as native desktop clients for Windows, MACOS and Linux. Tryton was forked from TinyERP in 2008 to continue using the GPL when TinyERP (now Odoo) changed business strategy and license. Commercial support is provided by a number of commercial service providers, including Tryton founder B2CK, and informal support is provided by an active community.

WackoWiki is a lightweight, multilingual open source Wiki-engine and general purpose content management system. It was forked from WakkaWiki in 2003 after development ceased development. Commercial support is provided by the WackoWiki developers and independent IT consultants, and informal support is provided by an active community.

webERP is the original web-based open source ERP software for small business. Founded in 2001 in New Zealand by a chartered accountant, webERP is especially suitable for SMEs with lower performing servers and internet connections. Commercial support is provided by a network of independent consultants, and informal support is provided by an active community.