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10 reasons why open source is eating the world

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10 reasons why open source is eating the world
Open source software, once just the domain of technology hobbyists, is taking over the software world. According to Gartner, open source software will be included in mission-critical software portfolios of virtually all Global 2000 enterprises by 2016. In fact, according to open source management vendor Black Duck Software, there are now a million different open source software projects. Here are 10 reasons for the surging popularity of open source software. Read More

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10 reasons why open source is eating the world

Here are 10 reasons for the surging popularity of open source software.


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