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Study Finds "Free Open Source Software Is Costing Vendors $60 Billion"

Apr 17, 2008, 21:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Rosenberg)

"I am trying to get my hands on this new report from the Standish Group that says that open source is decimating the traditional software market.

"'Open Source software is raising havoc throughout the software market. It is the ultimate in disruptive technology, and while to it is only 6% of estimated trillion dollars IT budgeted annually, it represents a real loss of $60 billion in annual revenues to software companies," said Jim Johnson, Chairman, The Standish Group International, Boston, MA....'"

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