"With Open Source solutions you will save on license fees, but
there is the possibility that other costs may escalate enough to
make the license fee gain far less substantial or indeed, not
enough to justify deploying the Open Source product. What has been
missing has been an independent study of Open Source TCO, which
approaches the issue in an impartial way and which can be of
genuine assistance to corporate software buyers.
"Such a report now exists, produced by Soreon Research under the
title, Saving Cash: A Comparison of Open Source and Proprietary
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