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Old 08-18-2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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LXer: Open Source Gaining Corporate Acceptance


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When it comes to software applications, this outlook does not necessarily hold true. Open-source software provides a number of options that are often as good, or better, than their commercial or retail competition. Traditionally, executives and network administrators have frowned upon most open-source software for one reason or another. The reality is that budgets are tight and open-source products have matured, and companies should start to consider open-source products for their networks. [Yet another article propagating the myth that "open source" is gratis. You can bet this one generated an e-mail to the editors. - dcparris]

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