xTuple Debuts Managed Server Network

December 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
NORFOLK, VA – xTuple, the leader in open source enterprise resource planning software, is pleased to announce the general availability of XTN, the xTuple Network service, for users of the xTuple Applications, PostBooks and OpenMFG.

The xTuple Applications are advanced ERP software solutions built with open source components, such as the PostgreSQL database, the Qt toolkit for C++, and the OpenRPT report writer. The fully integrated packages include Inventory Management, Product Definition and Costing, Work Order Management, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Sales, Shipping and Receiving, Project Management, Sales Analysis, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, a full General Ledger, and Customer Relationship Management. Both packages are fully multi-currency, multi-lingual, and support a range of multi-layered taxation structures. The commercial OpenMFG product adds Manufacturing Scheduling, Capacity Planning, and several other advanced features.

There are three tiers of XTN services: Basic, Backup, and Premium. All XTN subscribers receive remote upgrade services for their xTuple Application Server, applying all upgrades and fixes to the database automatically. The XTN+Backup offering adds nightly backups of the database over the Internet to the xTuple corporate data center. The XTN Premium service includes all of the above, and adds periodic tuning and optimizing by PostgreSQL database experts for improved performance. Pricing starts at $2,000/year, and is available online at www.xtuple.com/pricing.

PostBooks is available free of charge under the OSI-approved Common Public Attribution License (CPAL) free of charge. OpenMFG is available under xTuple’s innovative hybrid license, whereby customers and partners have full access to the application source code, and any enhancements made to the product flow back to xTuple for review, quality testing, and possible incorporation into the baseline product. Both PostBooks and OpenMFG run equally well on Mac, Windows, and Linux computers, and are fully internationalized with multi-currency, support for multiple tax structures, and multilingual translation packs maintained by the global open-source community. Learn more at http://www.xtuple.org.

About xTuple™:
xTuple (formerly OpenMFG) develops next-generation, enterprise-class business process applications powered by open source software such as Linux, PostgreSQL, and Qt. xTuple products, led by its OpenMFG, OpenRPT and new PostBooks applications, give companies better control over operations, increased productivity, and measurable growth across all areas of their businesses—all at a lower cost of ownership. For more information, please visit the company Web site at www.xtuple.com.