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Global IT spending @ 6% of GDP: Better spent on open source

[ Thanks to Matt Asay
for this link. ]

“Investing in open source is a way to invest in one’s
community/country. This same report found that open source accounts
for roughly 12 billion Euros in value (as of 2006), which roughly
doubles every 18-24 months. As such, there’s plenty of raw material
out there with which to work. There is exceptional ECM, CRM, ERP,
database, application server, operating system, etc. software out
there. Why not use it?”

Complete
Story