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IT-Director: 2007 Forecast: Open Source

Jan 21, 2007, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)

"If I read the runes correctly, the hopes of many of the committed followers and proponents of Open Source have been disappointed by its progress in recent times. Admittedly, the attempt by SCO to stop Linux in its tracks (or get a royalty from its use) looks to have failed and last year saw Microsoft almost accommodating Open Source in a deal with Novell (but not without spreading a little FUD).

"However, it also saw Oracle train its big guns on Red Hat, threatening to spoil its whole business model simply by competing directly--and this was not long after Oracle had embarrassed MySQL by buying up the Open Source providers of two of the database's key complementary components..."

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