SearchCIO: Open Source Lures Cost Conscious CIOs
Aug 01, 2006, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shamus McGillicuddy)
"Midmarket CIOs who yearn for high-end functionality but can't
foot the bill are turning to emerging open source vendors. Although
there are risks, experts say it's an opportunity to get in on
cutting-edge technology for a more reasonable price.
"When security concerns prompted Yodlee Inc., a developer of
online financial services applications, to bring its system
monitoring software back in-house, Senior Vice President of
Operations and Information Security Tim O'Brien looked for a vendor
with a simple, low-cost solution..."