Study Finds "Free Open Source Software Is Costing Vendors $60 Billion"
Apr 17, 2008, 21:00 (16 Talkback[s])
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"I am trying to get my hands on this new report from the
Standish Group that says that open source is decimating the
traditional software market.
"'Open Source software is raising havoc throughout the software
market. It is the ultimate in disruptive technology, and while to
it is only 6% of estimated trillion dollars IT budgeted annually,
it represents a real loss of $60 billion in annual revenues to
software companies," said Jim Johnson, Chairman, The Standish Group
International, Boston, MA....'"