VA Linux Systems Inc. in Sunnyvale, California, has launched a free online repository of open-source software projects, called SourceForge. According to the company, which owns the linux.com domain, SourceForge will contain more than 700 open-source projects done by more than 3,000 software developers in 76 countries.http://sourceforge.netGeac UpgradeGeac Computer Corp.'s Atlanta-based applications division has released an upgrade of its finance and human resources software for midsize users. The division also announced a companion package that lets workers access their personnel data via the Web. Pricing ranges from US$100,000 to $250,000 for the SQL Financials and HR Release 6.0 software; the new HRPoint self-service application starts at $50,000. Geac bought the software last year from Clarus Corp. in Suwanee, Georgia.http://www.smartenterprise.geac.comNew American Software ReleaseAtlanta-based American Software Inc. last week released a set of applications that combine a Web-enabled version of its Intelliprise enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, with a variety of new packages supporting online business operations. The set includes software for managing online procurement, Internet catalog sales and reimbursement of employee expenses.
In addition, American Software said it is starting to resell business-to-business collaboration software developed by Logility Inc., also in Atlanta.http://www.amsoftware.comHR Product From SAS Earns HonorHR Vision, a decision-support package from SAS Institute Inc. in Cary, N.C., has been named one of the top 10 human resources products by Human Resource Executive magazine. HR Vision is used to generate custom reports and perform analysis on human resources data from a variety of back-end data sources, including information from legacy systems and ERP applications.http://www.sas.comSoftware IntegrationAppWorx Corp. in Bellevue, Washington, and Innovative Routines International Inc. (IRI) in Melbourne, Florida, are integrating AppWorx's process automation software and IRI's CoSORT data sorting and manipulation product. The integration is the result of a recent partnership formed by the companies.
The integrated application will be designed for use by data warehouse architects and administrators for automated data loading, staging and integration, as well as batch production tasks.http://www.appworx.comhttp://www.iri.com