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Survey: Two Thirds of Enterprises Entertain Open-Source Solutions

Dec 18, 2007, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Open-source advocates may not consider enterprise adoption to be the holy grail of the distribution model's success, but acceptance among large companies has several significant benefits.

"Those proponents may be glad to learn that, according to a Forrester survey, two thirds of enterprise decision makers have some degree of interest in using open-source, either in operating systems (such as Linux) or in another role. But the survey also found that relatively few large companies view open-source as a must-have..."

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