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State of Open Source Today
The open source development model has proven itself
- Delivering fully competitive operating system and application environments
Customers are adopting open source solutions because they provide unbeatable price/performance, security, and vendor independence
Open source has been embraced by the information technology industry
- Suppliers – OEMs, ISVs, channels, integrators....
- Customers – academia, commerce, government, end user....
Open source is Mainstream, broadly adopted across many markets:
- Financial Services, Public Sector, Oil and Gas exploration, Biotech and Pharma, Retail, Hollywood