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Mozilla May Hold the Clues to the Future of Commercial Open Source

Feb 25, 2008, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"Much is rightly made about the quality of open-source software like JBoss and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. These, however, are arguably not the source of the quality of the businesses behind them. Their networks were/are.

"JBoss was doing well before it created the JBoss Operational Network using Hyperic's software as a foundation. But it was the Network that dramatically boosted JBoss' renewal rate and ASPs (as JBoss lead investor David Skok noted in his OSBC 2007 presentation)..."

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