Mozilla Goes Enterprise with Build a Browser Program

Article Source The Open Road
June 10, 2009, 7:37 am

Despite its 22.51 percent global market share, Mozilla’s Firefox browser has yet to crack the enterprise IT barrier. While Firefox is undoubtedly used widely in the enterprise, Internet Explorer is still the default choice for enterprise IT, in part because Mozilla has never made any particular market, including enterprise IT, a focus.

No more. Perhaps responding to criticism that Firefox lacked the tools to help enterprise IT departments manage its deployment, Mozilla is now rolling out a Build Your Own Browser program. The program aims to provide “a good fit for enterprises that want to create a customized browser that can be easily installed across multiple corporate desktops,” according to Mike Beltzner, director of Firefox at Mozilla Corp…