“Business-targeted open source software has made great strides
recently, from CRM systems to business intelligence to server
software. Open source software resides at all levels of the
business software stack, from servers to middleware to the front
end. It powers Web services, databases and mobile devices.
“Developers are seeing the strongest growth in open source
applications within the small and mid-size business community.
Larger companies often have internal barriers in place that deter
interest in non-commercial proprietary software…”