Top Tech News: How To Buy Open-Source Software

“There are no two ways about it: Open source is everywhere.
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a single I.T. shop today that
doesn’t take advantage of open-source software, be it Linux, MySQL,
Perl, or the Snort networking tool.

“And everywhere you look, top-tier vendors such as IBM, Novell,
Oracle, and Sun are investing heavily in open-source projects and
community-based development. Even Microsoft is getting in on the
game. But despite widespread and growing acceptance, making the
case for open source in mission-critical enterprise I.T.
environments isn’t always easy…”