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CIO: Is Open Source Really Just as Good?

Nov 19, 2005, 09:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Jung)

"One of the great things about being a VC is that I am always meeting new and exciting companies that are focused on changing the landscape of enterprise technology. So how do you actually meet these companies, you might wonder? There are literally thousands of startups, all vying to be the next big thing. Amongst VCs, everyone has a different approach, but we’ve often found our best investments when we do two things: define a trend where innovation creates a disruption in the status quo, and listen intently to what customers (or prospective customers) are saying and doing.

"In the enterprise, there is probably no greater disruption than what is going on with open source..."

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