ZDNet Asia: Open Source: The Newest Competitive Tool
Feb 16, 2006, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
[ Thanks to James Burlington for this
"A few years ago, releasing once-secret source code to the
public would have been a highly unusual first move for a company
with a newly acquired software product line.
"But that's exactly what Integrated Computer Solutions is
announcing this week with the Project.net project management
software it bought Jan. 1. And it's a move that today is downright
ordinary. Open-source software has become not only increasingly
mainstream, but it's also often a way for a company to gain
advantage over a proprietary rival with a close guard over its
software's underlying instructions..."
ICS to Buy, Open Source, Project.net(Feb 10, 2006)