Substantial OSS Growth in New Zealand

Posted by raislinux2 on Aug 6, 2013 4:29 AM EDT; By Mark Rais
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After more than five years of participating in the OpenSource community here in New Zealand, it is not surprising that OpenSource solutions have grown substantially. When I first started working in an OSS centric company in Wellington, NZ, there were still very few government departments, and fewer organizations that chose to move away from proprietary solutions.

Today, half a decade later, New Zealand is among one of the world leading countries in Open Source use. Therefore it is not at all surprising that the next Australasian Open Source Developers Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand this October. Given the significant number of Open Source awards and the scope of the projects in 2012, it becomes overt how rapidly OSS is spreading... <ahref = " " target="_blank">Full article</a>

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