December 20, 2005
Year in review: The open-source effect spreads
Open source seeped into nearly every software category, leaving an indelible mark on how software is bought and sold. Linux was once behind successful open-source companies such as Red Hat. Now vendors and corporate customers are showing interest in open-source "stacks" that include databases, application servers, tools and other back-end infrastructure software.
Link: CNET News.com