eWeek: Open Source Spreads Its Wings in Enterprise

“Charles Brenner entered the open-source realm several years ago
the way most others do: rolling out Linux in an effort to save a
few dollars.

“‘We started a couple of years ago, having been introduced
through Linux and then Apache and then kind of up through the
stack,’ said Brenner, vice president of the Boston-based Fidelity
Center for Applied Technology, a unit of Fidelity Investments.
‘Then we wanted to see if we could leverage the power of open
source for a higher level of different applications. The rationale?
We came to the table around the idea of saving money–just the
simple stuff, no license fee…'”