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Want Freedom from Vendor Lock-in? Survey Says: Choose Open Source

May 27, 2012, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)

It's no secret that open source software is playing an increasingly prominent role in businesses around the globe, but a recent survey has uncovered a few surprising findings about adopters' motivations for choosing it.

“While we had seen vendor lock-in fade as a factor and cost as paramount two or three years ago, today vendor lock-in has become much more of a factor for customers,” explains 451 Group analyst Jay Lyman

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