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OpenPro is the leader in web based ERP software using open source LAMP technology.

Since 1998 we have been delivering Web-based ERP software solutions to small and mid-sized companies, and international enterprises. OpenPro business solution integrates to all business functions, including Phones, Faxes, Email, Websites, E-commerce carts, Credit card payments, Report writers, Executive Desktops, Business Intelligence, SQL databases, Document imaging, knowledgebase, EDI and more.

OpenPro - Quality focused on the solution

Since its inception, OpenPro has been dedicated to producing technologically superior business software solutions and backing them with the finest implementation techniques and service.

OpenPro - First in many aspects

OpenPro is a pioneer in the ERP industry.

  • 2000 First fully web or browser based ERP software package on the market.  Requires no client.
  • 2000 First to use Open Source LAMP Technology with a complete ERP package.
  • 2001 First to give purchase options, software as a service, or purchase, or lease in house or hosted.
  • 2002 First to have built-in document imaging.
  • 2003 First to integrate work flow in its ERP software package.
  • 2004 First to integrate business solution and faxing using Hylafax.
  • 2005 First to have a full open source multi-language complete business solution.
  • 2006 First to integrate with the Asterisk phone system.
  • 2007 First to integrate with AJAX for custom screen processing.
  • 2008 First to build SOAP XML Integration with other packages.
  • 2009 First to have OCR integration with Payables processing.
  • 2010 First to have integration with oscommerce, zencart and several other open source shopping carts.
  • 2011 First to have integreated executive desktop or business intelligence.
  • 2012 First to have paperless work flow with sms texting to cell phones.
  • 2013 First to have integrated email process with templates.
  • 2014 First to have ebay and amazon integration.

OpenPro - Designed to run on the web

First and Best complete ERP system that is designed to run on the WEB. OpenPro began in its infancy as a web-based product, so it performs exceptionally. The OpenPro product is written using Open Source technology called L.A.M.P. and zend optimizer and ioncube compiler. Linux Apache MySQL and PHP are major parts of the open source community. Today, this combination runs over 75% of the internet websites today. More detail on the LAMP technology is available.

OpenPro - Designed to interface with other systems and report writers

OpenPro has its own internal PHP builder report writer, a simple to report builder with many options for sorting, printing, selection process, etc.

OpenPro also works with the world most popular report writers like:

Jasper Reports - JasperReports is the world's most popular open source reporting solution. JasperSoft is committed to enhancing JasperReports through continuous product advancements and comprehensive offerings for service and support. JasperReports is rapidly becoming the industry standard.

Crystal Reports - has been the long time industry standard in report writer.

OpenPro is has a complete open database, so many other report writer can work, like cognos, and more.

OpenPro - Designed to work with sending emails to customers, vendors, contacts, and company employees automatically.

OpenPro can send emails and alerts to customers (to keep status of orders), vendors (notify them when late on shipments, etc) and internal staff (works with built-in work flows, alerts can be set up to expedite processes within the OpenPro system).

OpenPro - Designed to work with Hylafax, faxes to customers, vendors, contacts, and company employees automatically.

OpenPro can send and receive faxes to customers (to keep status of orders), vendors (notify them when late on shipments, etc) and internal staff (works with built in work flows, alerts can be setup to expedite processes within the OpenPro system). OpenPro uses Hylafax since it is the most widely used fax processing software available.

OpenPro - Designed to work with the Asterisk Phone systems, so when a customer calls, they have a caller ID, and OpenPro will pop up the customer's information.

OpenPro can integrate with a phone system using world class open source Asterisk phone software. When a customer or vendor calls, Asterisk can ask for caller ID and pop up the information before you answer the phone. It will also log all the calls; they can be recorded and added to the contact database. We can set up where a customer puts in their contact ID, and they get verified in the system before it rings on your desk. OpenPro is the first to give you a complete package like this.

OpenPro - Designed to customize screens easily, with create a screen processing and AJAX

With OpenPro, you can now add/change/delete and move fields on the screen using an exclusive create a screen. End users can add fields to their screens in seconds. And with AJAX controls, you can make changes to existing screens in seconds.

OpenPro - Integrated with document imaging and work flow processing

OpenPro Document Imaging manages documents throughout their life-cycle, from authoring and/or capture through review, approval, distribution, change/revision and archiving. It provides robust, high-performance content management functionality (document and email management, records management, enterprise report management, and enterprise application integration) and business process automation (workflow) for enterprises and beyond to the Internet, corporate Intranet, and Extranet.

OpenPro - Open database options

With the open database design, OpenPro runs on all the most popular SQL database engines (MySQL, MicroSoft MSSQL, ORACLE, IBM DB2). OpenPro partners with each of these database systems to develop a very robust ERP application.

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database.

MicroSoft SQL Server  database is very popular for Windows servers.

Oracle database  is now an industry standard that is available for an entry user price.

IBM's DB2 database software is full-featured, robust, scalable and easy to use. As the market share leader, DB2 provides the foundation of information on demand on Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms. DB2 UDB is specially designed and priced to meet your business needs, whether large or small.

OpenPro uses an industry standard php ADODB interface, so other databases will also work with it, including informix, maxsql, oci8, odbc, postgres, progress, sqllite and sybase, Sybase, Sybase SQL, Anywhere, FrontBase, SQLite, Interbase (Firebird and Borland variants), Foxpro, Access, ADO, DB2, SAP DB and ODBC.

OpenPro - Operating systems options

Commerce Server Enterprise Servers run on all the most popular operating systems using either Apache or IIS.

This runs on the world's most popular hardware and operating systems platforms: Windows All, Unix, Linux (redhat,SUSE, slackware and others) , SUN Solaris, IBM AIX, IBM I series and IBM Z series, OS400, MVS, Hewlett Packard HP-UX, and Apple Mac OS X.

OpenPro partners with these hardware and operating system vendors to build a strong system that runs today's applications.

Apache is the most popular web server in the world.

IIS is Microsoft's Information Internet Services web server.

OpenPro - Has the fastest implementation schedule, our industry's fastest and least expensive implementation available.


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