The Open Source Default

The Open Source Default

As all the controversies surrounding open-source have become messier, the model has slowly become more mainstream. InfoWorld notes that despite critical news reports, “Open source software is taking the lead in a number of categories, with big guys like Google and IBM using it as a wedge to dislodge commercial software competitors.”

Citing numerous examples, the article concludes, “Clearly this has been a banner year, despite the grinding forces of the Great Recession that pushed many open source startups to the edge of disaster.”

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