Is Second Place Good Enough In Open Source?
Jun 09, 2008, 16:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)
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"In our 'winner take all' society, The VAR Guy is starting to
wonder: Can open source companies like Concursive, Compiere and
EnterpriseDB ever escape from the shadows of their larger and more
successful rivals (SugarCRM and MySQL)? Before you answer, consider
"First, let's look beyond the open source market and zero in on
the search industry.
"Yahoo generated $1.8 billion in revenue during its first
quarter, yet the press and Wall Street widely consider Yahoo a
modern day failure because of its second-place status to