Open Source Companies in Pakistan

The following is a list of companies working in open source software and technologies in Pakistan.

Acrologix (Pvt.) Limited supports a broad range of design and development technologies in order to create intelligent e-business solutions. It uses:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) 
2. CMS (Joomla, WordPress)
3. Ecommerce (OS Commerce, Zen Cart) 

4. Discussion Forums – phpBB
5. JAVA

Al-Rehman Technologies offers turnkey web development services, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), IT outsourcing and graphic design services. Used technologies include:

1. OS Commerce
2. PHP/MySql Development

Ameer Soft (Pvt.) Limited provides complete open source software solutions, from analysis to implementation and maintenance. The technologies used are:

1. PHP
2. MySQL

Projects/Products

1. Educational Products
2. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 

3. Financial Management
4. E-Commerce

Applied Technology Research Center is a commercial Linux and open source support-based company.

AZM Computer Services (Pvt.) Limited provides software development services. Expertise includes:

1. ERP Solutions
2. SME Solutions
3. Maintenance Management System 
4. Consultancy Services
5. Point-of-sale Solutions
6. Customized Software Solutions

Best Solutions delivers Internet-based network products. It works in:

1. PHP   
2. MYSQL   
3. Content Management Systems (CMS)

Christals Solutions Developments is a web development company offering open source services. Used technologies include:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. ERPs

Cogilent Solutions is a market leader in product development and recruitment portal solutions. It uses:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. CMS (Joomla, WordPress)
3. Ecommerce (OS Commerce, Zen Cart)
4. Discussion 
Forums – phpBB
5. JAVA

Projects/Products

1. BrightSpyre, Pakistan’s largest online recruitment system 
2. iCMS, 
a powerful and easy way to manage websites and portals 
3. Enterprise Network and Systems Management Solutions 

4. Support and Training Services

Convergence works on open source Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) products. It is a leading provider of open source networking solutions for core Telephony and Switching Applications in Pakistan and the Middle East.

CrossMedia provides web-based solutions to small and large-sized businesses. Technologies used include:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. CMS (Joomla, Mambo)
3. Ecommerce (OS Commerce)

DigiDent Solutions provides identity and access management solutions. Technologies used are:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. CMS (Joomla, WordPress)
3. Ecommerce (OS Commerce, Zen Cart)
4. Discussion 
Forums – phpBB
5. JAVA

EfroTech provides software, web and communication infrastructure development, strategic consulting and business process re-engineering, and media presentation services. Technologies include:

1. PHP
2. Apache ASP
3. MySQL

Emergen Consulting (Pvt.) Limited works on multiple open source products, including some ERPs. Emergen Consulting offers integrated, customized open source applications for the higher education institutions in Pakistan. These solutions will completely replace the legacy systems that have been in place for decades. The proprietary alternative to these solutions are not only expensive, but are very hard to manage as there are no local expertise available.

EnterpriseDB works on PostgreSQL and its advanced server. EnterpriseDB is the leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world’s most advanced open source database. EnterpriseDB employs a number of industry thought leaders as well as more of the PostgreSQL open source community’s core team than any other company.

FiveRivers Technologies (Pvt.) Limited provides Information Technology products and services. Technologies used include:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. CMS (Joomla, WordPress)
3. Ecommerce (OS Commerce, Zen Cart)
4. Discussion 
Forums – phpBB
5. JAVA

FSD Solutions provides a complete range of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. Technologies used include:

1. PHP 
2. MySQL

Genex Business Solutions offers e-commerce solutions, customized content management systems, and advanced web programming services. Technologies used are:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. CMS (Joomla, Mambo)
3. Ecommerce – OS Commerce

4. Discussion Forums – phpBB

GoodCore Software (Pvt.) Limited offers reliable and cost-effective open source options. It uses the following technologies:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) 
2. CMS (Joomla, Drupal, Typo3, SilverStripe, WordPress)
3. Ecommerce (Magento ecommerce, OS Commerce, Zen Cart)
4. Discussion 
Forums – phpBB

Innovative Research e-Solutions provides web design and web development services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and large corporations.

NC Inc. provides IT solutions and consultancy services.

Net Hawk (Pvt.) Limited provides full support to make efficient use of open source.

1. Linux Migration
2. Asterisk

Projects/Products

Avian is the brand name of NetHawk’s flagship product, which is an Asterisk-based IP Private Branch Exchange (PBX).

NVision Technologies provides customized database applications that automate current business practices to increase efficiency and workflow. It uses the following technologies:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) 
2. ERPs

Ovex Technologies provides BPO services and IT solutions. It uses:

1. Linux
2. Asterisk

Ping Systems is an IT consultancy firm specializing in:

1. Linux Applications 
2. Linux Solutions
3. Thin-client Computing
4. Linux Clustering
5. E-mail Content Control Software
6. Online Databases and their training

Sulata iSoft uses:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python)
2. CMS (Joomla, Drupal, Mambo, WordPress)
3. Ecommerce – OS Commerce

Super Technologies provides solutions to telecom businesses.

Systems Research (Pvt.) Limited provides support and development services in open source billing software.

Vizteck Solutions offers low-cost open source and e-commerce solutions. It uses:

1. SugarCRM
2. Oscommerce
3. Dotproject
4. Drupal

VisualSoft is a global software developing company providing IT solutions to enterprises worldwide. Combining proven expertise in technology, and an understanding of emerging business trends, it delivers a range of development solutions that includes e-business solutions, computer telephony, enterprise applications, professional web site design and product engineering. It uses:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) 
2. CMS (Joomla)
3. Java

Projects/Products

1. Mark VI
2. ETTM
3. Group Messaging System
4. Automatic Vehicle Identification
5. Automated Finger Print Identification
6. Parking Space Management
7. Automatic Vehicle Identification

True Meridian (Pvt.) Limited offers a variety of services covering all aspects of network traffic planning, including fault tolerance, traffic-shaping and information security. Technologies used include:

1. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
2. JAVA
3. IP v6 Consulting

Projects/Products

1. PrintCounts http://www.printcounts.com 
2. Mobile Framerz iPhone Application http://mobileframerz.com/
3. ChannelShift http://www.channelshift.com 
4. ProBiora3 http://www.probiora3.com 
5. EvoraPlus http://www.evoraplus.com