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Who Says You Can’t Make Money with Open Source?

Jun 30, 2011, 20:00 (3 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Here the argument gets really interesting is when you widen the net — it is almost impossible to make money WITHOUT open source.

With more than 75% of global exchanges relying on Linux for their trading platform, investors can't even make money off of Microsoft stock without trading it on a Linux platform. (Even though that is largely an academic example. As of today, its stock price is down 28% from a decade ago.)

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