Open Source Integration / Migration Consultancy
Having used Open Source products in our solutions for several years,
The Penguin Factory™ is well versed in all aspects of migrating
office systems from proprietary systems to open source equivalents.
From Office suites, to telephony integration, you will find Open Source
products that work well and perform reliably. We will offer you advice
on how best you can use this enormous wealth of programming to your
Existing Windows and Macintosh platforms are well supported and can
usually be configured to support Open Source applications.
Examples of previous work in this field include migrating from Microsoft
Office® to OpenOffice, migrating Windows NT® to Samba, and converting
proprietary databases to MySQL®.
Ongoing System Maintenance
Where a guaranteed amount of monthly support is required, we suggest
clients move on to a ongoing system maintenance structure. This means
that the customer will receive priority support and will be provided
with regular remote maintenance checks and technical administration.
Along with this service, we provide integrated remote monitoring and
future issue warning systems. By doing this, The Penguin Factory™
can spot potential problems before they actually occur, saving downtime
and loss of trading.
The type of support and number of hours that we provide is completely
up to the individual client, but starts from a simple one hour a month
system check. If your company lacks the in-house skills for day to day
administration, a deeper support package can be tailored to suit your