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CRN: Database, Security, Storage Are Next Layers For Open Source Commoditization

Jan 22, 2004, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paula Rooney)

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"At a panel exploring open source issues at Harvard Business School's annual Cyberposium, executives from IBM, Hwwlett Packard, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft debated a variety of issues related to the future of open source, including growth areas and controversial procurement issues.

"All the executives--including one from Microsoft--agreed on one thing, for sure, acceptance of open source and Linux have moved well beyond the operating system stage and are moving quickly upstream..."

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