Computer Business Reviews: Open Source Services Come of Age
Oct 13, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A sure sign of a maturing market is when vendors stop talking
about products and start talking about services and 'solution
stacks.' It can be indicative that the marketing team have taken
over from the engineers in charge of presenting the company to the
outside world, but also shows that customers are demanding a more
professional approach towards the deployment of the technology.
"This is certainly the case in the open source software market,
where a clutch of new solutions and services companies have
recently sprung up to guide enterprise customers through the
difficulties of open source software deployment..."