10 Reasons Why You Need an Open Source Strategy

  1. “Reduce dependency on closed source vendors. Stop being dragged
    through constant product upgrades that you are forced to do to stay
    on a supported version of the product. Aren’t you tired of telling
    your customers to wait because you have to spend a month or two
    upgrading to version 7.01G of Product X and following it up with an
    incremental hot fix?
  2. “Your annual budget does not keep up with increases in software
    maintenance costs and increased costs of employee health care. Your
    budget remains flat, you bought five new tools last year with new
    annual costs in the range of 18-20% of the original purchase price
    for ‘gold support,’ and your employees’ health care costs shot up
    25% again. What gives…?”

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