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Open source investment set to grow in 2010

Aug 09, 2010, 19:27 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Open source software may be looking at a bumper year in 2010, as a new survey showed companies are looking to invest. The study by Accenture found 69% of 300 large organisations questioned anticipated increased investment into open source software.

"Even more impressively, 38% claimed they were looking at migrating mission-critical software over to an open source alternative within the next year.

"Other findings in the report suggested half of businesses are 'fully committed' to using open source in their operations, with almost a third, 28%, claiming to be keeping an open mind towards the prospect of using it."

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