Japan Mid-Sized Businesses Need Support and Service for Open Source...
Nov 28, 2007, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
"Medium businesses (100 to 999 employees) in Japan are showing
latent potential to drive usage of open source software,
particularly on the server database scene, according to a survey
conducted by AMI-Partners. Open source software has been gradually
gaining ground in Japan, driven mainly by the needs for
cost-effective middleware for large corporations to enhance the
operation of complex and extensive systems. Mid-sized businesses
are the next frontier.
"Japan MBs are more interested in deploying open-source software
than their U.S. counterparts, but are under-served..."