A Gartner Research Survey reveals more than half of respondents have adopted open-source software solutions as part of IT strategy.  Benefits cited were flexibility, increased innovation, shorter development times and faster procurement processes.

 

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With each Gartner OSS survey taken in the past five years, the amount of OSS that makes up responding organizations’ portfolio has increased, from less than 10 percent five years ago to more than an expected 30 percent within the next 18 months. In that same period, the rate of proprietary software has decreased at about the same rate as OSS usage has increased.

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