InfoWorld: The Cost of Open Source: Implementations

“The cost of implementing open source

“At last week’s LinuxWorld Boston I moderated a panel entitled
‘The Real World of Open Source Application Implementations: Case
Studies from the Front Line.’ Contrary to what Fabrizio says, it is
precisely because of sessions like these that Linuxworld (the
conference) and OSBC still matter. Everyone knows Linux, true, but
not everyone knows what it (and other open source technologies)
actually costs, how and where best to implement it, which business
models have been successful in the market, etc. What is needed,
rather, is more candid information exchange, not less. OSBC is an
unparalleled place to house that sort of exchange…”

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