OpenEnterpriseTrends: Construction Firm Turns To Open Source Net Management
Jun 09, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vance McCarthy)
"A large and growing number of companies are embracing Open
Source tools and frameworks to manage--not just run--their IT
infrastructures. Since 2002, a leading Open Source monitoring tool
called Nagios has had 460,000 downloads, among them--ATT Wireless,
Siemens, America OnLine, TicketMaster, TimeWarner Cable--and one of
the best-known construction firms in Silicon Valley.
"Why the interest in Open Source from such influential firms?
There are a couple of forces at work, according to those watching