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Computerworld Australia: Forrester: More Firms Using Open Source

Mar 22, 2004, 15:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Lower acquisition costs, lower total cost of ownership and greater flexibility in choosing hardware and software are the top reasons companies are deploying open source software, according to a recent survey.

"Conducted by Boston-based Forrester Research in February 2004, the study revealed that 65 of the 140 companies questioned--almost 50 percent--are using open source applications..."

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