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Open-Source Solutions Catch Fire with VARs

Dec 19, 2008, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Herman Mehling)

"More VARs, software developers and other channel partners are finding that open-source solutions present benefits over proprietary software and hardware, including better margins and broader opportunities to make money from customization and integration services.

"Some VARs also contend that open-source software products are easier to sell than competing proprietary products because they typically cost less and lack the unpopular per-seat license fees endemic to proprietary enterprise software."

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