LOCUS PLEXUS:

Business-ready solutions to remove complexity, reduce costs, and regain control.

LOCUS PLEXUS is a Software Services Brokerage delivering organizations business-ready software and support to extend operational capacity while reducing the total cost of ownership. Start-ups, small businesses, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies partner with LOCUS PLEXUS to expand IT resources through open source software and third-party managed services. LOCUS PLEXUS works across collaborative communities of practice to identify and deliver enterprise-ready open source software solutions to organizations who may lack internal technical staff or would like to extend current resources.

Start-ups

Open source software lowers the cost of starting a business while enabling customization to meet unique needs. This allows startups to focus on what makes them different and distinctive.

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Small Businesses

Open source software allows small businesses to deploy highly capable digital platforms and compete without purchasing prohibitively expensive multi-user licenses from software giants like Adobe or Microsoft.

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Non-profits

Open source has enormous potential to accelerate a non-profit's impact. Non-profits save time and money while accessing the same cutting-edge technology leading companies and innovators use in the private sector.

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Schools

Open source extends equality and resources. With no need to buy expensive proprietary software, both budget-conscience schools and vulnerable families and fully engage in educational opportunities.

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Government

Public institutions have a duty to ensure the best return on tax dollars. Open source software saves the public money and fosters innovation and collaboration between government agencies.

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Services & Pricing

LOCUS PLEXUS... "the center of your network".

You didn't launch a start-up to spend your time lost in software asset management or system administration. The values and mission of your non-profit aren't focused on server uptime or infosec. Your school's success and students' achievements aren't dependant on an SDLC or measured by the number of help desk tickets completed. Your work is too important to spend it lost in IT: your skills and experience are needed elsewhere, we can get you there.


Assessment: "Engaging"

What's running where, why, and scariest of all... how? Many organizations simply don't know or understand what's running behind their screens, relying on systems and services rarely used or under-utilized, literally sold more than needed.

LOCUS PLEXUS engages with you to understand your business needs, determine user requirements, and identify technology options that enhance your work while reducing your obligations.

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Implementation: "Enabling"

One choice is no choice! Too many organizations only have one option for the implementation, hosting, and support of their mission-critical software, the sole provider who sold them the system—it's called "vendor lock-in."

LOCUS PLEXUS identifies and procures resources for highly available software solutions and service providers, ensuring flexibility and freedom for you and your organization.

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Management: "Enhancing"

You've already got something to do …scratch that… dozens of things to do. Even if you've outsourced your system administration and support to the vendor who sold you the software, who are they really working for?

LOCUS PLEXUS works and advocates for you and your organization only, not a software company or service provider. If something doesn't fit, we'll find you the right option until you're satisfied.

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Open Source Software and Services

Collaboration and knowledge-sharing are more than "feel-good" buzzwords;
they are an effective business strategy.
- CNBC

Open source software dominates today's software and technology landscape, with major adopters spanning corporations across industries, including Adobe, Amazon, Apple, Bloomberg, BMW, Capital One, Comcast, eBay, Facebook, Google, IBM, Indeed, Microsoft, NY Times, PayPal, SalesForce, Target, Twitter, Uber, U.K. Cabinet Office, U.S. Department of Defence, Wallmart, and many more. But open source software isn't just for big companies.

Open source solutions provide unique opportunities to small organizations, allowing them to deploy highly capable digital platforms and compete without purchasing prohibitively expensive multi-user licenses from software giants like Adobe or Microsoft. Open source software lowers the barriers to entry and allows small companies to invest elsewhere instead of on expensive software.






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LOCUS PLEXUS

Information technology isn't your business, it's ours.

LOCUS PLEXUS is a new type of software company that recognizes and promotes the opportunities inherent to community-focused initiatives. LOCUS PLEXUS serves collaborative teams and entrepreneurs who understand the value of co-creation, civic-minded businesses dedicated to cooperation and shared success, schools committed to access and equity, and service-oriented non-profits working for the public good.

As enterprises increasingly move to open source software, entrepreneurs, staff, and administrators are now responsible for a new IT function – enabling and adding value to the organization’s use of community-driven technology projects. LOCUS PLEXUS, as a Software Services Brokerage, serves this IT procurement role on behalf of clients by facilitating the identification, implementation, and customization of open source software. LOCUS PLEXUS brokers services and support on behalf of our clients, offering combined technology, people, and methodologies to implement and manage open source software-related projects.

LOCUS PLEXUS has decades of experience working with open source projects and the communities that support them. This hands-on experience—combined with leadership roles in the technology, non-profit, government, and educational sectors—provides LOCUS PLEXUS clients with a unique set of skills and the expertise to realize the value of open source software as a technological enabler of their organizations and driver for innovation.

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