Case Studies

For Shaadi.com, Ubuntu Scores Over Windows

For all CTOs and IT managers, bringing costs down and deploying easy-to-use technology is the biggest challenge. Shaadi.com has addressed this issue by relying on the open source model. Over a year, more…

The TutorVista team

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that was founded in 2005. Its operations are entirely…

FOSS for cooperatives

Proprietary Solutions Can’t Milk Money from these Cooperatives!

The dairy cooperative societies in Kerala are gradually switching to open source in an attempt to cut costs and stay secure. While people are still contemplating whether to use open source in their…

Orisys team

FOSS Solutions for Call Centres that’s 10 Times Cheaper

OrisysIndia, a Kerala-based IT solutions provider, is using open source to deliver advanced communication solutions to call centres in Kerala at a mere 10 per cent of the cost of similar proprietary solutions….

An identity for the junt

Aadhaar: A Testimony to Success of FOSS in India!

It is heartening to see how FOSS is powering one of India’s most prestigious and mammoth e-governance initiatives — the Aadhaar project from the Unique Identification Authority of India. For those of you…

A screengrab of Magzter website

Digital Magazine Store Magzter Uses Open Source to Slash Costs

A mobile digital magazine newsstand goes the open source way to cut its initial investments, and allow publishers to share digital editions of their periodicals with a widely-dispersed global readership. Magzter is a…

Kerala State Electricity Board opts for FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board Saves a Whopping Rs 8 Crore, Using FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) switched to open source solutions only a few years back, and now, not only manages the accounting and billing information of users across Kerala, but has made impressive…

PostgreSQL

IT Service Provider Turns to PostgreSQL for Scalability

A S Kumaresan, an Enterprise DB contest winner, tells LINUX For You why PostgreSQL was an obvious choice for an ICT provider. When a client entrusts its database to an IT service provider,…

Bineeta Guharoy

A Media Organisation Keeps Its Data Safe with PostgreSQL

Bineeta Guharoy ,one of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest winners, shares her views on why she trusts PostgreSQL to keep critical data safe. A media house is well aware of the importance of keeping…

PostgreSQL time!

A Telecom Service Provider Handles Huge Volumes of Data Using PostgreSQL

A telecom service provider searching for a scalable database solution to handle a humongous database, found its answer in PostgreSQL. Siddhartha Singh, one of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest winners, shares with the LINUX…

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