Aleph Objects, Inc. Sponsors Odoo Community Association (OCA)

Free Software ERP Platform Liberates Users from Vendor Lock-In

Aleph Objects, Inc. Sponsors Odoo Community Association (OCA)

Free Software ERP Platform Liberates Users from Vendor Lock-In

LOVELAND, COLORADO, USA – Aleph Objects, Inc., makers of the award-winning LulzBot desktop 3D printers, is proud to announce a new partnership with the Odoo Community Association. Odoo is the preeminent Free Software Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform, it is full-featured with modules for e-commerce, CRM, inventory, purchasing, HR, and more.

“Today, individuals, organizations, and companies can do more than ever with Free Software,” Aleph Objects, Inc. President and CEO Jeff Moe said. “Aleph Objects supports the Odoo Community Association (OCA) because their efforts are vital to the continued advancement of Free ERP software that respects user freedom and enables companies to avoid costly, obsolete vendor lock-in.”

Aleph Objects runs its entire 100-employee company on software compatible with the Free Software Foundation 's guidelines, such as Debian and LibreOffice. The company is excited to be advancing enterprise-grade software that frees companies from vendor lock-in, proprietary migration tools, forced obsolescence, and other anti-features common in the enterprise software market. Influential members of the OCA community shared their reaction to the news:

“Sponsors from the industry, such as Aleph Objects, definitely help the OCA focus on real business needs,” OCA President Joël Grand-Guillaume said. “They also allow us to strengthen our vision of a real collaborative and Open Source ecosystem around a business application like Odoo.”

"Aleph Objects' support for the OCA is very good news,” OCA Board Member and Odoo Practice Leader at Savoir-faire Linux Maxime Chambreuil said. “It demonstrates that our actions and efforts so far are meaningful not only to individuals but to organizations as well. We hope it will inspire others to join and to support our future activities."

Free Software, Libre Innovation, and Open Source Hardware communities are growing by leaps and bounds every day. Interested in learning more?

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Press Materials

Aleph Objects, Inc.

About: Founded in January 2011 and built on the philosophy of freedom, Aleph Objects, Inc. is a Free Software, Libre Innovation, and Open Source Hardware company. Headquartered in Loveland, Colorado, USA, Aleph Objects designs, develops, and manufactures the LulzBot ® line of 3D printers, parts, and plastics. Find a full press kit here: https://www.lulzbot.com/press/

Press Contact: press@lulzbot.com

Logo Assets: Aleph Objects, Inc. logo and LulzBot logo

Odoo Community Association (Odoo)

About: OCA, the Odoo Community Association, is a non profit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

Press Contact: news@odoo-community.org

Logo Assets: Odoo Community Association (OCA) logo

Blog post originally posted on February 22nd, 2016 on https://www.lulzbot.com.

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