xTuple's Collective Brainpower Blog

By PJ Jakovljevic

Another market player that has voiced its opinions is Norfolk, Virginia, (US)-based xTuple (formerly OpenMFG). Privately held xTuple is a self-financed developer of enterprise-class business process applications powered by open source software and infrastructure such as Linux operating system (OS), PostgreSQL database, and Qt, a C++ graphical user interface (GUI)...

xTuple ERP is constructed in cooperation with our users, customers and partners. We're proud of the product that has emerged. Our goal is to be nothing less than the best open source ERP platform on the market.

By Ron Barrett

In a world of corporate mergers and mixed platforms. xTuple brings an ERP solution that will work across your network. Available in three editions (PostBooks, Standard and OPENMFG). xTuple provides a cross-platform solution to enterprise resource planning.

NORFOLK, VA

Multi-Functional Open Source Product Lauded in LinuxWorld Product Excellence Awards For Its Strong Features, Active and Collaborative Global User Community

xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, today announced its xTuple ERP 3.0 application has been named "Best Business Application" for 2008 in the prestigious LinuxWorld Product...

NORFOLK, VA

Open Source ERP picks up steam with 150,000 downloads, multiple community enhancements

xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, commemorated the first anniversary of the PostBooks® Accounting, ERP, and CRM open source project at the developer conference where it all began one year ago. In July 2007, the company formerly known as...

By Chris Kanaracus

xTuple has released the 3.0 version of its ERP (enterprise resource planning) application, with new features including a screen-builder tool for designing dashboards and a product configurator for processing custom orders.

NORFOLK, VA

Latest Upgrade to Powerful Open Source ERP Application Driven by Strong Customer Demand

xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, today announced the release of xTuple ERP 3.0, with an array of powerful new tools that enable ordinary system users to get more functionality from the world's most advanced open source ERP system -- with...

By Robert Lemos

ERP has been a kind of final frontier for open source software. But now more IT leaders at midsize and smaller businesses are saying yes to open source software for ERP systems that pump the very heart of the business. ERP has been a kind of final frontier for open source software. But now more IT leaders at midsize and smaller businesses are saying yes to open source...

NORFOLK, VA

Powered by 13 major customer enhancements, leading open source ERP now comes in Standard (now Distribution), PostBooks®, and Manufacturing Editions

xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, announced an expansion of its award winning line of products, and celebrated the new release with a tongue-in-cheek collection of its customers...

By Renee Boucher Ferguson

Open-source ERP software developer xTuple on Jan. 3 will launch a new three-tiered network service, the xTuple Network. Dubbed XTN for short, the network is essentially a suite of managed services designed to help users better maintain and upgrade their xTuple enterprise resource planning applications. While XTN is a step in the right direction when it comes...

NORFOLK, VA

Open Source ERP firm adds Yahoo! integration, Returns Management, Job Shop support

xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, announced the general availability of version 2.3 of the xTuple Applications, PostBooks® and OpenMFG. Featuring more than 200 community-driven enhancements in just three months, version 2.3 adds:

support...

By Katherine Noyes

Increased demand for Mac-compatible products fueled xTuple's move to certify its products for Leopard, the newest version of Apple's Mac OS X, Ned Lilly, xTuple's president and CEO, told LinuxInsider. "We're seeing increased demand for Mac OS X across the board, from customers you might not necessarily think of as Apple users."

By Mary Hayes Weier

xTuple will announce this week that it's certified its OpenMFG ERP suite and its simpler, free PostBooks® accounting software to run on Mac OS X Leopard.

In a corporate IT world dominated by Windows and Unix, companies that run their businesses on Mac OS systems are in the minority. But a start-up company called xTuple is rallying that minority with an ERP...

Analyst: China Martens

We recently caught up with the six-year-old company formerly known as OpenMFG, which has renamed itself xTuple to indicate its status as more than a single-product company. While the commercial open source OpenMFG ERP suite remains the vendor's flagship offering, xTuple has two other products: OpenRPT report writer and a new, fully open source version of OpenMFG...

By Tom Yager

A hunger for lighter-weight and lower-cost sales and CRM applications has brought great success to SaaS vendors such as Salesforce.com, and also lifted the fortunes of open source offerings in the space. Open source ERP has had a harder time breaking out, but here too there are several impressive offerings to choose from. And if you're looking to open source for an...

NORFOLK, VA

12,000 downloads in first month for Open Source ERP; New version adds over 150 features

xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, announced the immediate availability of its PostBooks® and OpenMFG ERP software, version 2.2. PostBooks® is free and open source software, available at the SourceForge open source repository; OpenMFG is...

NORFOLK, VA

Firm's New Open Source Accounting/ERP/CRM Product Heralds New, Broader Mission: Practical, Free Business Software that Actually Helps Companies Grow

Some might say there is little about enterprise-class business software that hasn't already been said or done. How about this: an accounting, ERP and CRM package that is designed from the ground up-including its...

By Sean Michael Kerner

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is the goliath of the software industry, encompassing in its scope the financial and sometimes physical operations of a company.

Many smaller companies don't bother with full ERP applications due to their complexity; it's a situation that xTuple President and CEO Ned Lilly is trying to fix.

Until this...

NORFOLK, VA

ERP for Small to Mid-sized Business Shows Power of Open Source Development Process

OpenMFG announced today that eWEEK, a Ziff Davis Media publication and one of the IT industry's leading enterprise magazines, has named the OpenMFG ERP Suite a finalist in eWEEK's seventh Annual Excellence Awards program, in the Business Relationship Management category. Winners...

By Jon W. Glass

NORFOLK — Ned Lilly calls it the "X factor of downtown cool." That's why the president and chief executive officer of OpenMFG LLC, a small but growing software technology company, decided to put down roots there, he said.

To accommodate its growth, the company recently paid $1.2 million to purchase two adjoining buildings downtown that stretch between West York...