Is Open Source Recession-Proof?
Nov 14, 2007, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)
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"Lofty oil prices. Sub-prime mortgage woes. Financial companies
(Citigroup, Etrade) stumbling badly. Ouch. Ouch. And Ouch. Whispers
of a potential recession ahead continue. That made The VAR Guy
wonder: If the U.S. heads into a recession soon, are open source
companies better positioned to weather the storm than their closed
source counterparts? Let's take a look.
"At first glance, open source companies have the upper hand
against their closed-source counterparts during economic