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Old 04-17-2006, 06:54 PM   #1
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LXer: Open source vs. proprietary management tools


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In deciding between open source and proprietary management tools, an organization may have to decide whether it's willing to forgo some niche features in exchange for a less costly tool that does 80% of what its proprietary counterpart does equally well. Large enterprises will typically pay for all the added features and functionality because they may actually use them. But the real sweet spot for open source management tools is the mid-market companies that want to manage things in a reliable way with a tool that's reasonable to set up, configure, and maintain, without a hefty price tag. With the advancement of open source management solutions, quality is becoming just as important a differentiator as value.

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