LOVEFiLM's love affair with open source
May 06, 2010, 05:07 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Businesses often need to weigh up the pros and cons of using
open source software against the benefits of proprietary
"In the case of LOVEFiLM, now a well-known name in the DVD and
digital film market, open source has underpinned much of the
company's work thus far.
"Its love affair with open source has remained the same
throughout a period of sustained growth, but this has not meant the
IT infrastructure has remained the same. As the business started to
expand at a rapid rate, it found that some open source options were
better for its operations than others."