"Open source business intelligence has been gaining
momentum in recent years, so much so that it is even showing up in
Gartner Magic Quadrants and Forrester Waves.
""Adoption of open source platforms will grow faster than
adoption of commercial platforms," says Rita Sallam, an analyst at
"While the analyst firm is keen on business intelligence, it
only placed one open source product in its latest BI Magic Quadrant
— Actuate (NASDAQ: ACTU). But a couple of other open source
providers are now firmly on the Gartner radar screen."