the Gilfus Education Group supports both proprietary and open source educational initiatives and implementations. Representing capabilities for meeting organizational objectives and compliance, evaluating education quality and outcomes and supporting technical integration, infrastructure and delivery.

Open Source Technologies


uPortal is the leading open source enterprise portal framework built by and for the higher education community. uPortal is built on open standards-based technologies such as Java and XML. Learn Morel



CAS is an open source authentication system originally created by Yale University to provide a trusted way for an application to authenticate a user. Learn More




Moodle is an open source course management system and is built on PhP and is used by educators to create dynamic course based web sites for their students. Moodle is free to download and registration is voluntary. Learn More



Liferay Portal is all about choice. An open source portal with over 60 portlets and innovative technologies for web publishing, to build an intranet, and provide the right documents and applications to the right people.Learn More




Zimbra is an open source collaboration and email server software for email, group calendar, contacts, instant messaging, file storage and document management. Test, evaluate, deploy, customize, and improve. Learn More




Open source enterprise content management system includes clustering, scalability, advanced monitoring and cloud ready multi-tenant, and offers application extensions. Need more text here for the. Learn More




Elgg is a leading open source social networking engine which can be used to power your social network. Elgg empowers individuals, groups and institutions to create their own fully-featured social environment. Learn More



shibbolethStandards based open source software single sign-on solution to connect various disparate systems and provide one login one password across the organizations enterprise. Shibboleth is developed in an open and participatory environment, is freely available Learn More





vtiger CRM is a community-driven, fully open source, CRM software project. The aim of the project is to provide the best and most open CRM solution with the lowest total cost of ownership to small and medium enterprises.. Learn More



Reference Links
Why Open Source

“Open source is an approach to the design, development, and distribution of software, offering practical accessibility to a software’s source code.”

Open Source Vendor Links
Other Open Source Apps
  • OpenSIS – student information system
  • Sakai – course management system
  • Kuali – student information system
  • Fedora – content object repository
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