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Technetra: Growing the OSS Ecosystem

Mar 03, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Adkins)

[ Thanks to Robert Adkins for this link. ]

"The need for affordable automation drives the entire IT industry toward OSS. In evolutionary time scales, OSS as well as IT itself have barely begun. As the IT industry matures, the need for cost-effective, scalable solutions will increase the concentration of OSS in IT and OSS will cover all computing requirements from servers to appliances to desktops.

"The IT world is in its infancy. The excitement and promise of its youth is pervasive and irrepressible. Pressure for automating even the most common information and activities is rising exponentially. But the early atmosphere of IT is still a little heavy with proprietary elements and not yet suitable for the full blossoming of life..."

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