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.
No license fees, no additional costs for extensions and upgrades
High-quality standards, competitive features and frequent improvements
Open Source community and continuous development ensure long-term existence of the software
|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|
|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 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.
Enterprise Open Source technology
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.