CNET News: Can Open Source Win Big Business?
Apr 14, 2003, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Getting Fortune 500 companies to adopt open source would be a
lot easier if open-source advocates put their business hats on.
"That was the message from some Sun Microsystems and MySQL
executives at the MySQL users conference here. Swedish company
MySQL develops open-source database software and is making inroads
into markets primarily dominated by companies such as Oracle, IBM
"During a keynote speech Friday, Rick Cattell, deputy chief
technology officer of software at Sun, said that offering great
software doesn't guarantee success in the big-business