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Wired: It'll Be an Open-Source World - Forrester

Aug 16, 2000, 14:20 (12 Talkback[s])
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"Open-source standards will completely reshape the software industry by 2004, according to a recent report by Forrester Research."

"IBM and Dell will eventually triumph, while Oracle and Microsoft will struggle to cope with a changing marketplace."

"Forrester forecasts that within four years, all traditional software vendors will need to change their proprietary business models to open-source ones, or drastically lower the price of enterprise application licenses."

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