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Tectonic: Western Cape Businesses Embrace Open Source

Dec 11, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Small and medium IT companies in the Western Cape have been quick to take advantage of open source software according to a recent survey of Western Cape open source companies. The audit of open source companies, jointly conducted by the Cape IT initiative (CITI), the Western Cape Provincial Government, the City of Cape Town and Tectonic, found the majority of companies offering open source services in the region are SMMEs that have been operating for less than five years. Awareness and lack of skills remain the most significant hurdles facing the OSS industry, however..."

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