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Compiere ERP Becomes Part of Consona
In the enterprise open source space, a notable change came to light today affecting Compiere users and partners. Consona announced its acquisition of Compiere.

compiere acquisition  to light today affecting Compiere users and partners. Consona announced its acquisition of Compiere . Compiere started back in 1999. One of its founders explained to me that the company's business (circa 2004) largely came from support, migration, and priority requests from clients. An integral component of the delivery model was Compiere's partners. So Compiere focused on providing second-level support to their network of local partners. These areas are where I'm most curious about Compiere's move to

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