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The Advent of Open-Source Business Applications: Demand-Side Dynamics

Published: 21 July 2006

ID: G00141219

Analyst(s): Brian Prentice


End-user adoption of open-source technology in business applications will increase at a faster rate than has previously occurred in this segment of the software market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Proliferation of Open-Source Business Applications
  • The Emergence of "Midmarket" Applications
  • Renewed Concerns About Vendor Lock-In
  • Business Service Repositories and Process Commoditization

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