Most IT departments don’t have a ton of time or resources at their disposal for programming. They fill in these holes by using open-source, which can be a godsend or a major concern – depending on how it’s used.
Open Source software is often free, but there are a lot of costs involved beyond just the price of the licenses. In this guest post, Mike Curtis explains what companies can do get more for less when they use Open Source.
Many IT teams are turning to Linux for parts of their companies infrastructure. But Linux projects require some extra care, as Simon Mitchell discusses in this guest post.
Adoption of open source software is growing among businesses. However, there are still many organizations that believe these inaccurate open source myths.
Open source software is never completely free, in the financial sense. Even if the applications themselves are available at no cost, businesses still need to pay for support, training, data migration and other needs. But just how much open source costs can be open for debate.