InfoWorld’s annual Best of Open Source Awards (aka the Bossies) unveils the work of this year’s most enterprising Open Source enthusiasts, who care to unlock the secrets of the Open Source tools in their domain and then grace us with some of the year’s finest Open Source contributions. The 2015 Bossies Awards include some 100 winners in the following six categories:
- The best open source applications
- The best open source application development tools
- The best open source big data tools
- The best open source data center and cloud software
- The best open source desktop and mobile software
- The best open source networking and security software
The list includes dev tools, databases, desktop apps, apps to run your business, and more. You will see that free professional-grade software is available at your fingertips in just a few clicks. All you have to do is download it and use it.
The SourceForge 2015 Bossie Award winners include:
- Postbooks ERP – The World’s #1 Open Source ERP, Accounting, CRM for SMBs.
- iDempiere – A Business Suite ERP/CRM/SCM done the community way.
- SuiteCRM – A fork of SugarCRM Community Edition.
- CiviCRM – A constituent relationship management solution for advocacy, non-profit, and other organizations.
- OrangeHRM – An Open Source Human Resource Management tool.
- Bonita BPM – A premier provider of Business Process Management Solutions (BPMS).
- Talend Open Studio – Unleash the Power of Spark with Real-time Big Data Integration.
- Teiid – An Enterprise Information Integration System.
- OpenCV – A computer vision and machine learning library that contains about 500 algorithms.
- HandBrake – A tool to convert video from nearly any format to modern codecs.
- KeePass – A lightweight and easy-to-use password manager.
- 7-Zip – A free file archiver for extremely high compression.
- Zenoss Core – today’s premier, open-source IT monitoring solution.
- OpenNMS – A Java based fault and performance management system.
- Security Onion – A Linux distro for IDS (Intrusion Detection) and NSM (Network Security Monitoring).
Congratulations to all of the InfoWorld 2015 Bossie winners!