Friday, September 02, 2005

Linux News: Commentary : The Open Source Buyers' Market

Source: LinuxInsider

Summary:

For buyers, what's not to love about open source? A well-informed vendor should be able to sit down with a client and explain to them their options: "You can either build it yourself for X dollars, or you can assemble a stack of open source solutions and modify them to fit your needs for Y

One of the by-products of the increased profile of the open source movement is the impact it is having on the health of the software development market. The curiosity generated by the press coverage of open source projects is translating into an increased number of enquiries to vendors. The Web development market in particular is seeing a resurgence, and everyone is benefiting, both buyers and sellers.

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