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Enterprise Open Source Magazine: Open Source Is Not a Trend. It’s a Paradigm Shift

“When I worked in the Internet Service Provider (ISP) business,
we saw every new consumer Internet fad firsthand. I remember
PointCast, a push technology with a screen saver and news ticker
that sucked up bandwidth and reduced office LANs to a crawl. I
recall the days when every other technical support call was for
help setting up the hot new Web browser, Netscape (the code that
has, ironically, been given a second life as the basis of the free
and open source Firefox), or the time when when thin clients were
first championed by Sun Microsystems…”

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