January 18, 2004

Database, Security, Storage Are Next Layers For Open Source Commoditization

At a panel exploring open source issues at Harvard Business School's annual Cyberposium, executives from IBM, Hwwlett Packard, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft debated a variety of issues related to the future of open source, including growth areas and controversial procurement issues.All the executives - including one from Microsoft - agreed that acceptance of open source and Linux have moved well beyond the operating system stage and are moving quickly upstream.

Link: CRN

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