Growing acceptance

Posted by grouch on Mar 24, 2006 2:25 PM EDT
Express Computer Online; By Shivani Shinde
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While 2005 saw the adoption of Linux by the enterprise segment in the mission-critical space, 2006 will see an increased acceptance of open source software, predicts Shivani Shinde

“It is no longer relevant to ask if IT organisations will shift to a strategy of maximising the value of open source. Organisations and vendors that ignore the potential threats and opportunities of OSS will increasingly find themselves at a competitive disadvantage,” predicts Dion Wiggins, Vice-president and Research Director at Gartner.

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