CNETAsia: When Open Source Comes Marching In
May 23, 2005, 18:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ong Boon Kiat)
"Forget hard figures, the return of investment calculations and
the list of new application features. These factors count for
little as organizations deciding whether a move to a new IT
platform is viable seek a different comfort level. This new level
of comfort requires sufficient evidence of successful adoption by
others in the industry. It also requires that the move be seen to
inspire confidence among partners and customers.
"In Asia, one can now argue that both prerequisites have been
met when it comes to moving to an open-source platform..."