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Midmarket Context: 'Pervasive Use of Open-Source Software Creates a Management Nightmare or "Sweet Spot" of Opportunity'

Published: 19 March 2014

ID: G00262668

Analyst(s): Robert Anderson , Bob Igou, Laurie Wurster


Midsize enterprises must become aware of the benefits that OSS has to offer and identify tactical opportunities to leverage it within their organizations. If managed effectively, OSS can provide a more flexible cost-effective alternative than closed-source software solutions.

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