Open Source technologies

Open Source technologies source code is available to public and free to use. This means that third parties are free to study, use, develop, adapt and implement the software in their projects. Open source software usually gathers large communities of users and contributors who constantly develop new upgrades, adding latest technologies. Web Bay work philosophy fully relies on Open Source technologies, as the most beneficial approach for continuous enterprise projects.

Why choose Open Source?

Cost effective

Cost effective

No license fees, no additional costs for extensions and upgrades

Quality

Quality

High-quality standards, competitive features and frequent improvements

Future proof

Future-proof

Open Source community and continuous development ensure long-term existence of the software

Suncica Jovanovic Project Manager Web Bay

“Open Source technologies have proved to be the most effective option for development of our clients' projects, especially because of their independence, enormous flexibility and scalability. In the end, optimal total costs of ownership, faster time to market, staying up-to-date with market changes and audience preferences increased their Return on Investment.”

Suncica Jovanovic Project Manager Web Bay

Benefits of using Open Source software

Freedom

Freedom

Open Source software can be changed and adapted according to the needs of a company or an organisation.

No vendor lock-in

No vendor lock-in

Vendor can be easily changed because Open Source technology is publicly available, versatile and developed by community, not by a single vendor.

Integration with existing IT systems

Integration with existing IT systems

Seamless integration with other systems like Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Payment gateways, ERP solutions, various marketing tools etc.

Lower investment

Lower investment

Significant cost savings comparing to proprietary software. No license fees, quicker time to market.

Modern approaches

Modern approaches

Open source evolves faster than proprietary software thus always supports innovations in IT, digital marketing and communication.

Digital marketing automatisation

Digital marketing automatisation

Automatise your digital marketing processes. Open source software can be adjusted to your marketing procedures no matter how specific they are.

Integration with marketing tools

Integration with marketing tools

Integration with social media channels, analytics and other third party marketing tools.

Reliability

Reliability

Open Source is powered and constantly evolved by large community. Unlike proprietary software, it cannot withdrawn suddenly from the market.

Improvements

Improvements

Technologies are developed in shorter cycles than with proprietary software. Community develops new features and solves discovered problems fast.

Proprietary solution vs. Open Source

Proprietary solution

Vendor lock-in problem
Upgrades depending on the vendor and their consultant teams
Expensive consultant teams
Higher license fees
Limited independent development
Transparency depending on vendor and commitment
Security updated according to vendor’s rhythm and business plans. Possible security gaps
Risk factor. The future of the software depends on vendor’s business success, reliability or third parties
Full support provided by vendor
Open Source

Vendor independence
Available upgrades in shorter cycles than with proprietary software
No vendor consultant teams necessary
No license fees
Customization and individual development permitted
Full transparency guaranteed by open source code
High security standards with more frequent updates than commercial software
Future-proof. Development and adaptation to market needs ensured by large community
Support depending on IT service providers or internal teams

Open Source in enterprise environment

Open source software can provide features to support unique requirements of international companies and organizations, adding more value in the global software market.

Recent surveys show that more than 78 percent of worldwide large enterprises have now transferred to using Open Source technologies to develop enterprise business applications according to their needs. The surveys also show that these 78 percent include the great majority of Fortune 500 companies. Open Source is an ideal approach when it comes to selecting an effective content management system for needs of an enterprise and organization.

Brands that use Open Source technologies

Enterprise Open Source technology

TYPO3 Content Management System

TYPO3 is an Open Source Enterprise Content Management System especially convenient for international organisations and corporate websites. Its limitless scalability and proven performances make it an essential digital tool for business success and future growth.

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Web Bay expertise in Open Source technologies

TYPO3 CMS
TYPO3 Neos
WordPress
Java
Php

Web Bay creates high ROI digital projects across Europe
based on Open Source technologies

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