ZDNet Asia: Gartner: Stay Rational with Open Source
Aug 19, 2006, 15:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"While Red Hat has outlined more strategic reasons for embracing
open source, market researcher Gartner says enterprises should not
have a strategy specifically for open source.
"Gus Robertson, vice president of Red Hat Asia-Pacific said open
source has helped lower the cost of IT but there are far more
strategic reasons for choosing open-source software over
proprietary competitors. He was speaking at the company's Open
Source Symposium, a series of conferences held in 14 Asia-Pacific
cities to address open-source technology, business and legal