All service requests resolved directly by CoSMIT. Apart from the development team keeps contact with the community, to stay up to date. Open source contains basically no guarantee. Get more background information with materials from Martin O’Malley. Should problems occur, which are due to a developmental defects, these are fixed free of charge. The installation of updates and customizations on the customer side, covered services, a maintenance contract. 4.
are open source projects in the reporting area also really fit for the future?” With security. The development of open source software has reached a level which is no longer indispensable in many areas of IT. This is among other things on the way how software is developed. The success of open source is attributable to continuous cooperation with the customers. And the community continues to grow, which speaks for the success of open source.
5. how to make sure, that updates of the base components is also always work?” Before a new version of a base component in a existing software solution is played, be carried out various tests by the developer. CoSMIT ensures that in case of an upgrade functionality and customization remain compatible. By the way, CoSMIT passes the entire source code to its customers if the customer would like to further develop the reporting solution with own programmers. Still, one should be clarified in this connection. Closed source solutions still have their permission in the reporting. To implement customized business intelligence applications with maximum functionality, performance, and ease of use so called ERP systems – are proprietary solutions are still at an advantage. However, such requirements are needed only by large companies. In the middle class virtually all the cases of application for a management information system can be with open source software cover. CoSMIT-team provides information like request for more. CoSMIT: CoSMIT was founded in 1994 and is a reporting service provider specializing in business intelligence solutions. The company, headquartered in Frankfurt, is one of the leading providers of BI systems based on open source software. In addition to the individual report development consulting services and training portfolio includes the CoSMIT GmbH. company details: Cosmit GmbH Bayerstrasse 5 D-60313 Frankfurt contact: Johannes Schabel editorial support: Thomas Noll