Thursday, April 12, 2007

Benefits of opensource for entreprises

JP Rangaswami
who is the CIO of Global Services for BT Group lists 10 reasons for using opensource in the entreprise"

"Opensource makes it easier for you to get married. When your architecture is primarily based on opensource components, software and data integration costs stay low and the process works.

Opensource makes you cleverer. You innovate faster because you have access to faster innovation. Whenever you look at an opensource ecosystem, try and compare it with a closed-source version. Compare it in terms of the time taken for launching in different countries, languages, whatever. I should say “try to compare it in terms of….”. There is no comparison".

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