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ZDNet UK: Commercializing Open Source--Make It Transparent

Feb 17, 2006, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Farber)

"Commercialization of open source--and Oracle's recent foray into acquiring open source components--was a major theme at the Open Source Business Conference. During a panel on the topic, Ken Jacobs, vice president of product strategy for servers, proclaimed that commercialization is not only beneficial but inevitable. Oracle has recently been on an open source software buying binge, with Innodb and Sleepcat in the bag, and possibly Zend and JBoss in the works..."

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