"New Zealand and Australia are lagging behind Europe and North
America in the adoption of open source software (OSS), according to
a report from research firm Forrester. However, local OSS experts
believe Forrester's figures understate the true picture.
"Analyst Sam Higgins says the low adoption rate--one-third the
rate of North America--is because OSS is caught between two worlds.
He says customers have been conditioned to buy software from
vendors and their approved partners..."