"Open source software (OSS) vendors may have the advantage of
being viewed as the proverbial Davy in the face of proprietary
Goliaths, but don't let that wholesome image fool you.
"Open source vendors are just as concerned with making money as
any proprietary behemoth, according to attendees and analysts at
the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC). And as with proprietary
vendors, companies going into negotiations with open source firms
will want to be well prepared..."