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Forrester’s report on Open Source Adoption

May 10, 2007, 21:30 (2 Talkback[s])

"The highest scoring barrier to adoption is the availability of service and support. There are many open source systems that have well defined support infrastructures, provided either by the software community/company, or by third party companies, but there are many more where there is no clear mechanism for support. The other concerns felt by over 50% of the respondents were software security (this concern is ubiquitous I think, regardless of delivery model), lack of internal skills, and product immaturity."

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