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Monday, August 08, 2005
Of all the criticisms about opensource is its lack of readiness for meeting enterprise requirementsis the most strident criticism about opensource.We also covered Kim Polesce's views on providing support for opensource products.Linux world writes,Open-source apps becoming more enterprise IT friendly. The article notes that open-source software vendors are working to make the applications easier to deploy and support in a bid to make their applications more enticing for corporate IT users. At the recently concluded O'Reilly Open Source Convention, many open-source companies were touting enterprise applications that offer alternatives to proprietary software for a wide ranges of uses, including business intelligence, customer relationship management and content management. A major difference in the open-source movement compared to a few years ago is an increased focus on making open-source applications easier for corporate IT departments to use. At least two companies, SpikeSource, and SourceLabs, have been doing just that by offering custom-built, preconfigured and pretested stacks of open-source applications to enterprise IT users.
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