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Report: Schools Will Increase Spending on Open Source

Jan 24, 2008, 17:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Kirk)

"Educational institutions will increase spending on open-source software and services over the next few years, but that doesn't mean proprietary software will be left in the dark, according to a new report covering 14 countries.

"Market research company Datamonitor predicts that primary and secondary schools and universities will spend US$489.9 million on open-source software by 2012, up from $286.2 million now..."

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