NetworkWorld: Linux Provides Benefits Other Than Cost-Cutting, Say CIOs
Aug 16, 2006, 00:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Rather than looking to open source software solely for cost
cutting, enterprise customers should take a broader look at the
free software and bring in community-built applications in areas
where it best meets business demands, a panel of CIOs agreed.
"The panelists discussed their use of Linux and open source
software during the CIO Summit Tuesday at the LinuxWorld Conference
& Expo. The invitation-only Summit is a first for the
conference that is aiming to attract higher-level IT executives as
Linux and open source software move into more critical business
roles in the enterprise..."