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How Much Open Source Software Are Businesses Really Using?

Dec 12, 2007, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"Open source vendor OpenLogic is today kicking off a new industry initiative meant to help both users and software companies find out precisely what kinds of open source software is being used--and who is using it.

"Software developers are downloading lots of open source software from the Internet, and much of that is free of charge--but what, exactly, are they downloading? OpenLogic, Inc. is today rolling out a new industry initiative called the Open Source Census which is aimed at answering that question for developers, their employers, and software vendors.

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