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WideOpenNews: Open Source: The Profit Principle

Apr 19, 2000, 22:06 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patricia Krueger)

"IT managers already reap profits from open code -- they just don't know it yet."

"Perhaps the only thing more predictable in the open source industry than the inevitable "Where's the money?" question, is the now well-ingrained response: services and support. But according to industry watchers Michael Stern, president and CEO of online consultancy Information Markets Corp., and Michael Nygard, trend analyst at Javelin Solutions, companies wanting to make money from open source need to look again -- namely at the behind-the-scenes work of coders."

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