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IT Week: Open Source Databases '60 Per Cent Cheaper'

Nov 21, 2006, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Open source databases can save enterprises up to 60 per cent over proprietary products, according to data collected by Forrester Research.

"Noel Yuhanna, a senior analyst at Forrester covering database management systems, estimated that average savings on the total cost of ownership are about 50 per cent. The data is based on surveys and customer interviews..."

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