"As organizations build out their SOAs, open source software is
increasingly seen as a viable alternative to commercial product
suites. But a lack of integrated open source stacks and a slew of
misconceptions still impede widespread adoption.
"One of the biggest myths surrounding open source is that it's
free, said Mark Driver, a vice president at Gartner Inc., in a
presentation last week at the Gartner Application Integration and
Web Services Summit..."