Open Source: IT Tools

Information Technology (IT) tools used to develop, operate, or maintain computer systems and application software solutions, e.g. operating systems (OS), data base management systems (DBMS), etc.

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CKAN is one of the world’s leading open-source data portal platforms. CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data. CKAN is aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments, companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available.

Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service initiated by VMware, providing a choice of clouds, developer frameworks and application services.Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications. It is an open source project and is available through a variety of private cloud distributions and public cloud instances.


Cloudera delivers the leading modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics built on the latest open source technologies. The world's leading organizations trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest, easiest and most secure data platform available for the modern world.

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Eucalyptus Systems

Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations and technology businesses with the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Eucalyptus is built as an open source cloud product and is uniquely suited for enterprise-class private cloud or hybrid cloud computing. Read More »

Evolve Suite

The Evolve Suite is a comprehensive set of software tools intended to help organizations using MUMPS/Caché systems to grow towards relational databases (Oracle®, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL™, PostgreSQL and others) and modern software technologies. The Suite is comprised of three main products, each addressing different needs:

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FabFi is an open-source, FabLab-grown system using common building materials and off-the-shelf electronics to transmit wireless ethernet signals across distances of up to several miles. With Fabfi, communities can build their own wireless networks to gain high-speed internet connectivity---thus enabling them to access online educational, medical, and other resources. Read More »


Fedora is a free and open source Linux-based operating system for your computer system. You can use Fedora in addition to, or instead of, other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X. Fedora than an operating system, it is also a global community of people working to make this free suite of software better and delivering a wide range of complementary software products.


ForgeRock is the global open source vendor behind the I³ Open Platform. ForgeRock's access and identity management middleware software solutions power are used by thousands of the world's largest companies and government organizations. The I³ vision is to deliver a fully open source platform for the creation of interactive web and cloud solutions using identity throughout. Read More »


Funambol is the leading provider of mobile cloud sync. Its mobile open source platform can be used for many types of mobile applications, including push email, PIM data synchronization and device management. It provides C++ and Java client APIs and server side Java APIs. It facilitates the development, deployment and management of a wide range of mobile projects. Read More »


GlusterFS is an open source, distributed file system capable of scaling to several petabytes and handling thousands of clients. GlusterFS gives users the ability to deploy extremely large virtualized storage  in a centrally managed and commoditized pool of storage.


Humetrix’s ONC multi-award winning iBlueButton mobile application delivers a common-sense approach for data sharing, with the consumer /patient/ citizen accessing, storing, and sharing as they need, and as they want their own health records with the use of their own mobile devices. With iBlueButton, personal health records and other sensitive personal health information are only placed in the hands of the iBlueButton app user who pulls their own data directly from Medicare, the VA or the DoD health system into their own smartphone or tablet.

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The Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) Open Platform for Emergency Networks (OPEN) is a collaborative initiative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read More »


KDE is an international team co-operating on development and distribution of Free, Open Source Software (FOSS) for desktop and portable computing. The KDE community has developed a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment. Read More »

Kurogo Mobile Platform

Kurogo is open-source Mobile Optimized Middleware for developing content-rich mobile websites and iOS and Android apps. Starting as a fork of the highly-regarded MIT Mobile Framework, the enhanced Kurogo mobile software development platform was created and released by Modo Labs. Read More »


Linux is a widely used open source operating system for small and large scale computer systems originally created by Linus Torvalds.