Shivamtech has made significant investments in creating and growing the Open Source Competency Center. With trained and experienced Open Source specialists, engineers in our Open Source Competency Center conduct internal training programs for continuous learning and hands on experience. We have invested in Open Source labs with virtualized servers with all major open source applications available for our teams as digital playground.
Open source is the platform of choice for digital interactive agencies around the world servicing well known brands, web startups , ecommerce and rich content driven sites and blogs. Customizing Open Source development applications innovatively for wide solutions by customers has been the focus of our software competency group in the recent years. ISHIR has professionals experienced in offering Linux based services as part of our offerings in the Open Source domain. All of our PHP developers have experience in developing in Open Source frameworks such as like Zend , Cake, MVC, Code Igniter and Symphony. Our experience likes in Wordpress, Magento, Drupal, Joomla , Moodle, OS Commerce, to name a few.
Benefits of using open source software
- Cost savings typically range from 70% to 90% compared to a product developed from scratch, depending on the complexity of customization.
- Development time and cost reduced by over 50%.
- Software comes with rights to modify
- Complete flexibility for meeting specific needs
- Enhanced portability
- Availability of quick fixes and feature enhancements
- Vendor neutrality.
- Availability of large pool of talented developers at short notice
- Current Status of most open source software development applications.
- Result of collaborative effort of a group of people, often working on voluntary basis
- Released on an "as-is" basis, without any guarantee on the quality of the software
- Often addresses a particular domain's functionality.
- No definitive source for obtaining the required technical support.