Open Source in SaaS, 2008



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Open source in software as a service is gaining traction in the vendor community and just starting to do so in the user community; however, Gartner expects an increase in penetration of open-source-type practices, such as community-based code development for users, during the next three years.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Situation Now
    • Future and Transition
    • Relevance to Technology Users
    • Recommendations for Users
    • Recommendations for Vendors
  • Recommended Reading
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