Open Source Paves The Way For The Next Generation Of Enterprise IT

FOSSBazaar is no longer being updated. The information on this site is preserved for your convenience but may be out of date. Please visit Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program for current information and activities.

tbm's picture

In October 2008, Bull commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the upcoming paradigm change of open source software enterprise adoption. In conducting in-depth interviews with 132 senior business and IT executives from large companies that are using open source products, Forrester found that these companies are embracing a fundamentally different understanding of software.

Forrester's study does not only observe the current enterprise adoption of open source, but also goes beyond and analyzes further business and industry trends. The survey unveils the impact of the open source paradigm on enterprise IT.