Open source is simply a winner for most corporations

Gavin Heaton | B2C News | July 1, 2012

My first real experience with open source was about 15 years ago implementing Norwegian CMS developers ezPublish. Not only was their content management system way ahead of most of the commercially available providers, it was built in a way that was collaborative and had a strong developer community around their various solutions.

These days it seems that open source is a corporate norm – with 98% of enterprises using open source software in some form. As the folks from Source Ninja point out, it’s not just about lower acquisition costs – flexibility and abundance of code are vital elements when it comes to choosing open source software for business.

Open Health News' Take: 


Make sure to go to the original article. The author has an extensive set of graphs, statistics, and case studies on open source that tell a much better story that any 1,000 words...   --  Peter Groen, Senior Editor, Open Health News