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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 this sector..."

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