internetnews.com: Oak Grove Moves Toward Open Source Model
Jun 10, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thor Olavsrud)
"Looking to sell ISVs (independent software vendors) on a new
licensing model for its business process execution software which
blends some of the flexibility of open source with a commercial
license, Oak Grove Systems Monday unveiled Reactor 5 Source Code
"The new offering bears some resemblance to Microsoft's Software
Assurance licensing plan. Under the new plan, ISVs purchase a
one-year agreement with the source code, giving them access to all
upgrades during that period.
"The agreement includes one year of maintenance and support,
plus a bundle of embedded services. The agreement gives customers
'the freedom of open source,' with rights to royalty-free
distribution and complete ownership of the completed software
product code 'to the core...'"