InfoWorld Selects Compiere as Best of Open Source Software for Second Consecutive Year

Compiere’s ERP recognized as leading open source enterprise software

Redwood Shores, Calif. (September 01, 2009) –

Compiere, Inc., the global leader in open source and cloud-based ERP solutions, today announced that Compiere ERP was named the Best of Open Source Enterprise Software in IDG’s 2009 InfoWorld Best of Open Source Software (Bossie) Awards, marking the second consecutive year the company has earned the honor. InfoWorld’s annual Bossie Awards recognize the best open source products for business, including enterprise software, developer tools, networking software and platforms and middleware. This year, the InfoWorld Test Center identified the top 40 most promising and cost-effective products available to IT organizations. The complete list of Bossie Award winners can be found at

Regarding Compiere’s selection for a 2009 Bossie Award, InfoWorld reports that, “Compiere delivers a good general ERP package with basic CRM functionality and easy customization without programming. Compiere’s core features are also top-notch. The free community edition has the basics for materials and order management as well as purchasing, finance and business performance management. You’ll find reporting and Java client features in Compiere’s community edition to be up to the task.”

“Receiving an InfoWorld Bossie Award again this year is a great honor,” said Don Klaiss, Compiere president and CEO. “Compiere consistently strives to maintain our status and reputation for delivering best-in-class solutions in the continuously evolving world of open source enterprise applications. As we continue our commitment to providing the most modern, adaptable and affordable ERP applications tailored to customers’ needs, this repeated leadership recognition serves as a testament to the success of Compiere, along with our partners and customers.”

Compiere ERP provides a complete end-to-end ERP solution that automates processes from accounting to purchasing, order fulfillment, manufacturing and warehousing. Earlier this year, Compiere became the first open source provider to offer an enterprise-class ERP solution available on Amazon’s Cloud, enabling organizations of all sizes to leverage the company’s comprehensive ERP solution with the scalability, flexibility and significant cost advantages of Cloud computing. The company recently released Compiere Manufacturing, the industry’s first end-to-end, industrial-strength manufacturing ERP solution developed on an open source platform, and announced the availability of Compiere ERP Connector for Salesforce CRM, which automatically updates accounts, customer orders and invoices between Compiere ERP and Salesforce CRM. Compiere’s technical and development innovations further demonstrate the company’s commitment to providing customers with a broad base of well-integrated solutions that help companies increase ROI while improving overall operations.
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About Compiere, Inc.

Compiere is the world?s leading provider of open source and cloud-based ERP business solutions. Founded in 1999, the company?s award-winning software has been downloaded over 1.8 million times and is deployed worldwide by companies of all sizes. Powered by a revolutionary model-based platform, the company offers comprehensive, modern, highly-adaptable and low cost ERP solutions and support services to its customers and global network of partners operating in more than 40 countries. Compiere ERP solutions are available on-premise or on the Cloud. Compiere is privately held and headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif. For more information, please visit

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