This is a list of notable commercial open-source applications, adopting business models for open-source software, alphabetized by the product/service name.

Product or service name Commercial vendor Description Current version Open source
Project name
Ver 1.0 Date
389 Directory Server Red Hat LDAP-compliant directory server 1.4.0 Fedora Directory Server 2005
Abiquo Abiquo Cloud management 4.5 Abiquo 2008
AdaControl Adalog Source-code controller and coding standard checker for Ada 1.13r8 AdaControl 2004
Anaconda Distribution Anaconda Package management tool and distribution 4.12 Conda (package manager) 2022
Airflow Astronomer[1] Workflow management platform. 1.10.5 Apache Airflow 2015
Alfresco Alfresco Enterprise content management, web content management 2.2 Alfresco 2006
APISIX Cloud-native API gateway 3.0 Apache APISIX 2019
Asterisk Digium PBX server / telephony toolkit 16.5 Asterisk 2004[2]
Bacula Bacula Data backup/recovery 9.4.4 Bacula 2000
Berkeley DB Oracle Corporation DBMS engines 18.1 Berkeley DB Core 1994
BIND 9 Internet Systems Consortium Authoritative/recursive DNS software 9.16.10 BIND 9 2000
Bonita BPM Bonitasoft Business process management suite 7.9 Bonita BPM 2001
Cassandra Datastax NoSQL database 3.11.4 Apache Cassandra 2008
Chef Chef Configuration management tool 14.10.9 Chef 2009
Cloud Foundry Pivotal Multi-Cloud platform 11.1.0 Cloud Foundry 2011
Collabora Online Collabora Productivity Online Office Suite and apps[3] Edit this on Wikidata Collabora Online 2016
Compiere Compiere ERP and CRM 3.3 Compiere 2000?
Consul Hashicorp Service discovery 1.4.2 Consul 2014
CruiseControl ThoughtWorks Software development tools 2.8.4 CruiseControl 2007
DaDaBIK Eugenio Tacchini Database front-end applications generator 9.4 DaDaBIK 2001
db4o db4o ODBMS 8.0 db4o ?
Docker Docker Container 19.3.1 Docker 2013
Dolibarr Dolibarr Association ERP and CRM 10.0.0 Dolibarr ERP CRM 2003
Drupal Acquia Web Content Management System 8.6.17 Drupal 2000
Easy Redmine Easy Software Project management software 13.3.0 Redmine 2007
Entrance dbEntrance Software SQL-based data exploration tool 1.3.34 Entrance Community 2007
Ext JS Sencha Cross-browser JavaScript framework 6.7.0 Ext JS 2007
EyeOS EyeOS Cloud-computing operating system 2.1beta EyeOS 2007
Firefox Mozilla Corporation Web Browser 68.0.2 Firefox 2002
FireCMS Firecms S.L. CMS 3.0 FireCMS 2020
Fluentd Treasure Data Logging and data collection 1.3 2011
ForgeRock ForgeRock Identity and access management 2.1.2 ForgeRock 2010
Fuse Message Broker Progress Software JMS platform 6 Apache ActiveMQ 2006
FUSE ESB Progress Software Enterprise service bus 7.4.0 Apache ServiceMix 2006
FUSE Mediation Router Progress Software Routing and process mediation engine 2.6 Apache Camel 2006
FUSE Services Framework Progress Software JAX-WS 2.0 service-enablement framework 2.3 Apache CXF 2006
GitLab GitLab Inc. Version control 2.23.0 GitLab Community Edition 2005
GNAT Pro AdaCore Ada compiler 9.2 GNAT 1995[4]
Hadoop Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR Distributed system for big data management 3.2.0 Apache Hadoop 2006
Hazelcast Hazelcast In-Memory Data Grid 4.2 Hazelcast 2008
InfluxDB InfluxData Timeseries DBMS 1.7.6 InfluxDB 2013
Ingres Database Ingres RDBMS 11.0 Ingres ?
IntelliJ JetBrains Software development tools 2019.2 IntelliJ 2001
ISC DHCP Internet Systems Consortium DHCP client/server/relay software 4.4.2 ISC DHCP 1999
Java Enterprise System Oracle Corporation Application server, middleware, LDAP, etc. 8 Java 2003?
JBoss Enterprise Middleware Red Hat Enterprise middleware based on Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7.2 JBoss 2001
Joget Workflow Open Dynamics Workflow, Business process management, RAD 6.0.2 Joget Workflow 2009
Jumper 2.0 Jumper Networks Universal search tool powered by enterprise social bookmarking Project Jumper 2008
Kafka Confluent Data streaming processing 2.3.0 Apache Kafka 2011
Kaltura Kaltura Video and rich media management platform and applications dual-licensed under AGPL, and commercial license, provided as self hosted and SaaS 6.0 (Falcon) Kaltura 2012
Kea DHCP Internet Systems Consortium DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 server software 1.8.2 Kea DHCP 2014
Liferay Portal Liferay Enterprise web portal 5.0.1 Liferay Portal 2000?
LogicalDOC Logical Objects Srl Document Management System 8.3.2 LogicalDOC document management – DMS 2004
Lotus Symphony IBM Office productivity suite 3.0.1 Eclipse, OpenOffice 2007
LucidWorks Lucid Imagination Open Source Search Platform 8.2.0 Apache Lucene / Solr 1999
Magento Enterprise Magento eCommerce 2.3.2 Magento[5] 2008
MapBox MapBox Mapping software MapBox 2010?
MariaDB MariaDB Corporation RDBMS 10.4.7 MariaDB 2008
MongoDB MongoDB Inc. Document Store DBMS 4.0.10 MongoDB 2009
Mono Novell (now Xamarin) Open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET application framework 6.0.0 Mono 2004
Mule MuleSoft Enterprise service bus and integration platform 3.9.0 Mule 2003
MySQL Enterprise Oracle Corporation RDBMS 8.0.17 MySQL Community 1995
Neo4j Neo4j Graph DBMS 3.5.8 Neo4j 2007
NetBeans Oracle Corporation Software development tools
(Java, Ruby, Perl, PHP, etc.)
11.1 NetBeans 2000
Odoo OpenERP S.A. ERP, CMS/Ecommerce 16.0 Odoo 2005
Openbravo Openbravo ERP 2.33 Openbravo ERP 2001
OpenSearchServer OpenSearchServer Enterprise Search 1.2 OpenSearchServer 2009
Openshift Red Hat Multi-Cloud platform 4.6 OKD 2012
Open vSwitch Nicira Software Defined Network 2.11.1 Open vSwitch 2009
OpenStack Mirantis Infrastructure OpenStack 2010
Open CASCADE Technology Open Cascade SAS Software library for 3D CAD / CAM / CAE applications 7.3 Open CASCADE Technology 1999
Open Workbench Computer Associates Project management / governance tools 1.1.6 Open Workbench 2004
OrangeHRM OrangeHRM HR management 2.6.6 Orange HRM 2006
Palo Business Intelligence Suite Jedox AG Palo is an open-source BI solution for corporate performance management and OLAP-based planning, analysis, consolidation and reporting. 2018.1 Jedox AG 2002
Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite Pentaho Business intelligence, data mining, data integration, analytics, reporting, and dashboards 8.2 Pentaho Open BI Suite 2004
Poseidon for UML Gentleware Software modeling tool 8.0 ArgoUML 1998 Project and portfolio management 9.3 projectnet 2000
Puppet Puppet Labs Infrastructure configuration management 6.0.4 Puppet 2005
Qt Trolltech GUI development toolkit 5.13 Qt 1995
Rational Application Developer IBM Software development tools 4.12 Eclipse 2001
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise server and client Linux distribution 5.2.10 Linux 1991
Saleor Saleor Commerce Enterprise ecommerce 3.0 Saleor 2012
ScyllaDB ScyllaDB NoSQL database 5.4 ScyllaDB Open Source 2014
Sencha Touch Sencha HTML5 mobile app framework 2.4.2 Sencha Touch 2010
SilverStripe SilverStripe Enterprise CMS and development framework 4.4.3 SilverStripe 2008
Snare InterSect Alliance Log collection and analysis 4.0 Snare 2001
Snort Sourcefire Network Intrusion Detection 3.0 Snort 1998
Solaris Oracle Corporation Operating system 11.4 OpenSolaris 1992
Spark Databricks Data analytics framework 2.4.3 Apache Spark 2014
Spring Framework SpringSource Software development framework 5.1.9 Spring 2002
Squiz Enterprise content management system v4.8.2 (PHP5) Squiz Matrix 1998
StarOffice Oracle Corporation Office productivity suite 8.0 2000
Sun Studio Oracle Corporation Software development tools for C, C++ 12.6 NetBeans 2000
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server SUSE Enterprise server and client Linux distribution 12 openSUSE 2005
Terraform Hashicorp Infrastructure orchestration and management 0.12.7 Terraform 2014
TerminusDB TerminusDB Document store and graph database 10.0.3 TerminusDB 2019
TiDB PingCAP NewSQL distributed database 3.0 TiDB 2017
Websphere IBM Web server, application server, middleware 1998
Ubuntu Canonical Linux distribution 19.04 Ubuntu 2004
Univention Corporate Server Univention GmbH Server operating system 5.0-0 Univention Corporate Server 2004
Unreal Engine Epic Games Open source game engine written in C++ 4.22.3 Unreal Engine 1998
Varnish Fastly Web accelerator 6.2.0 Varnish cache 2006
Vyatta Vyatta Router, firewall, VPN VC3 Vyatta Community 2006
Webix XB Software Cross-platform JavaScript Framework 6.4.0 Webix 2013
Wordpress Automattic, WP Engine Web content management system 5.2.2 Wordpress 2003
WooCommerce Mike Jolley, James Koster e-commerce plugin for WordPress. 7.7.0 2011
Zarafa Zarafa Email and calendaring solution 7.2.5 Zarafa opensource edition 2005
YugabyteDB Yugabyte NewSQL DBMS 2.8 YugabyteDB 2019
Zenoss Core Zenoss Application, network, and systems management 6.2.1 Zenoss Core 2006
Zmanda Zmanda File / dbms backup and recovery 2.6.1 Zmanda Community Edition 2005
Zope Zope Content management system and web portal 2.10.5 1999


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