“It is easy to get caught up in the banter that goes on between
the open source community and certain commercial software vendors
and fail to see what is going on in the real world. Open source
software has its diehard advocates but for most it is one of a
number of possibilities to consider as a pragmatic choice is made
regarding IT investment.
“There is no runaway ‘open source train’ and uptake varies
considerably from one product area to another…”