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Corporate IT done Lite: Open Source, Web 2.0 Gain Appeal as Budgets Shrink

Jun 22, 2009, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"As the ongoing recession continues to choke IT capital spending, buying integrated software from big-name vendors is on the way out -- fast. What's in is "IT lite," which includes Web 2.0 technologies and services that are cheaper and easier to implement, mix and match. It also includes software from no-name, up-and-coming vendors; open-source tools and applications; and an ever-widening variety of tools for mapping, chat and more that are available for free on the Internet. "

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