Gartner Predicts 80% of All Commercial Software will Embed Open Source by 2012
Feb 04, 2008, 15:15 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Gartner has made 10 key technology predictions to kick off
2008, and in Gartner's view, life has never been better for open
source. Apple (doubling its market share) and SaaS (1/3 of all IT
spending and 40% of some IT budgets) also stand to benefit by 2012,
according to Gartner.
"But it was open source's gain that I found most interesting.
Gartner doesn't speculate on how much open-source vendors will make
or anything like this..."