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Old 05-21-2015, 08:42 AM   #1
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LXer: Open source is about more than cost savings

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I recently stumbled upon this piece*discussing the cost of cloud, and it made me realize that people still seem to mistakenly believe that open source is just about cost savings. Often times, when asked to explain the reasons for going open source, rarely is cost at the top of the listóitís perceived as a more long-term benefit, ultimately, but certainly not expected in the initial ramp up of open source projects. A good reference for this is this SDTimes more



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