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Lack of License Fee Draws UK Firms to Open Source

Sep 18, 2007, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Janine Milne)

"Open source software is gaining traction in key UK industries, as freedom from license costs and vendor tie-in lure companies away from the proprietary path.

"Almost half (48%) of UK financial services and public sector organizations already use open source software, according to research by business intelligence firm Actuate. Only one in eight of the surveyed firms expressed no interest in adopting open source software..."

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