IT Week: Open Source Databases '60 Per Cent Cheaper'
Nov 21, 2006, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Sanders)
"Open source databases can save enterprises up to 60 per cent
over proprietary products, according to data collected by Forrester
"Noel Yuhanna, a senior analyst at Forrester covering database
management systems, estimated that average savings on the total
cost of ownership are about 50 per cent. The data is based on
surveys and customer interviews..."