Monday, July 29, 2013

Dolibarr ERP & CRM now available in BitNami

We are happy to announce that Dolibarr ERP & CRM is now available as part of the BitNami library. Dolibarr is an open source, free software Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) package for small and medium companies, foundations and freelancers.

BitNami makes it easy to install and manage Dolibarr by bundling the application with all of its required dependencies (web server, database, and so on) in an easy to deploy package. You can now download free, ready to run native installers for  Windows, OS X and Linux, virtual machines and Azure and Amazon EC2 cloud images.

If you want to check out this new version, you can instantly launch a free cloud demo server with the BitNami Cloud Launchpad by clicking the button below.

Laurent Destailleur, project leader and main developer of Dolibarr, was kind enough to share with us some details about the project.

1. What is the goal of the Dolibarr application?

The goal of Dolibarr ERP & CRM is to provide an integrated and free software package that provides all features you need to manage your company or foundation.

Dolibarr dashboard

2. What are some of the features of Dolibarr?

Dolibarr provides everything you would expect from a modern ERP and CRM system including:

  • Customers, prospects and suppliers directory
  • Products and services catalog
  • Stock management
  • Bank accounts management
  • Commercial actions management
  • Orders management
  • and dozens of other features

Dolibarr can also be extended via external modules available on

3. Which projects or organizations are using Dolibarr currently? What kind of projects do they use it for?

In France alone, over 100 000 small companies and associations/foundations are using Dolibarr.

4. What do you expect will be the main benefits of having BitNami packages available for Dolibarr?

Dolibarr target audience are people at small companies without necessarily much technical knowledge. Having BitNami packages available will address the need of such users: being able to install Dolibarr, a powerful software package, in few seconds by themselves. Also, though there are already competitors that provide packaged installs for Dolibarr, none provide a package for Mac OS X yet. BitNami makes it easier for those users to get started with Dolibarr.

We are glad Dolibarr is now part of BitNami. Would you like your favorite app to be part of BitNami? Make sure to suggest and vote for it in our contest!