Internet Services Entrepreneur Uses OSS to “Decouple” Software and Hardware

“BinHost, a Web hosting and Internet services company, launched
in 2000, ‘a time when discussion and email lists were not
particularly easy to find a home for,’ says Justin Newman,
BinHost’s founder. Even back then, Newman built all of his
infrastructure and services on open source software. As Newman has
expanded his venture into telephony services, he still believes
that open source saves business owners time, energy, and money.

“Newman founded BinHost in order to fill a niche. ‘Back then, a
lot more people were using the proprietary listserv package, or
other commercial products,’ he says…”