Peter Radizeski and I had a chat at the IT Expo and he blogged about it.Â He’s right about the taxes and we are looking for VAR and integration partners. It’s a mouth full, but I think he did a pretty good job of summing up Freeside:
“Of course, Freeside is more than just a billing system, it is a BSS. Freeside is an open-source billing, CRM, trouble ticketing and provisioning automation software for wired and wireless ISPs, VoIP, hosting, service and content providers and other online businesses.”
The full text of the article is here (Opens in a new window):
Freeside’s new CEO
Last November CIO Magazine (Australia) included Freeside as one of the Billing systems to watch.Â They were right.Â Since then, we’re even better after integrating a number of CDR formats, adding multi-tenant PBX support, and improving the self service interface and API.Â Â They pointed out that:
The billing functionality includes real-time credit card and e-cheque processing using the popular payment gateways; e-mail, fax, printed and online invoicing; and flexible pricing and rating plans, like anniversary billing and usage based billing. Freeside also integrates Request Tracker, another open source project for support ticketing.
The message must be getting out.Â The article is available here (opens in new window):
5 open source billing systems to watch