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SearchOpenSource: Will Proprietary Vendors' Open Source Deals Help IT shops, OS Movement?

Dec 15, 2005, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bernard Golden)

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"It seems like a week can't go by without announcements of open source companies cozying up to proprietary vendors, or vice versa. Does this sound a death knell for the independent open source movement? Does it mean that proprietary vendors are using open source products as weapons against competitors? More importantly, can these deals give IT organizations the both of best worlds...?"

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