ZDNet UK: Business Objects: Open Source a Distant Threat
Jan 18, 2005, 16:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Donoghue, Graeme Wearden)
"There's little chance of an open source company shaking up the
Business Intelligence (BI) market any time soon, according to
Bernard Liautaud, the chief executive of Business Objects.
"Speaking last week after the launch of Business Objects Extreme
Insight (XI), Liautaud said he didn't think that the success
enjoyed by open source CRM vendors such as SugarCRM and vTiger will
be repeated in the BI space, at least not imminently..."