InfoWorld: Open Source Applications: We’ve Reached the “Laugh at You” Phase

“Linux is in the ‘win’ phase. Apache webserver is in the ‘won’
phase. MySQL and JBoss are in the stage where the laughter turns
bitter and the pushing starts. Big wins are on the horizon.

“Open source applications? We’re at the point the ignorance is
breeding laughter. SugarCRM, Alfresco, JasperSoft, Plone, Compiere,
etc. These are all applications that used to be ignored, but
ignorance is no longer serving proprietary competitors well…”

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