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Gartner Underhypes Open Source

Dec 04, 2007, 16:45 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"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..."

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