New Zealand Reseller News: Locals Throw Doubt on Open Source Adoption Figures
Jan 27, 2006, 19:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kate Palmer)
"New Zealand and Australia are lagging behind Europe and North
America in the adoption of open source software (OSS), according to
a report from research firm Forrester. However, local OSS experts
believe Forrester's figures understate the true picture.
"Analyst Sam Higgins says the low adoption rate--one-third the
rate of North America--is because OSS is caught between two worlds.
He says customers have been conditioned to buy software from
vendors and their approved partners..."