Gartner Underhypes Open Source
Dec 04, 2007, 16:45 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)
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"I'm not sure who Gartner talks to when it puts together its
famous 'Hype Cycle' reports, but I'm finding it hard to believe
that it talks with enterprises. I was reading through its 'Hype
Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2007' report, and was astounded to
find out that I've been tricked by paying customers into believing
that they were, well, paying.
"To wit, Gartner suggests that we're years away from enterprise
adoption of the following open-source software categories..."