The use of Open source software is growing in the enterprises apart from India across the world for many best reasons such as businesses are reducing the cost and yes of course with the use of Open source software you have Independence on vendor selection for getting future. Remembered my previous posting of the Open source databases used by facebook and yes the recent one the advantage of using open source software for Justdial.
There are many open source tools available in the OSS toolkit that can be use for different enterprise and business requirement. Open source software give you independence of customizing and moulding the product in the manner you need apart from that you can create a complete enterprise solutions. Or mixed and match commercial software to meet your requirements. Open source software is already becoming the most efficient and powerful solutions for mission critical requirements of the business.Open-source software (OSS) is computer software with its source code made available with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose. Open-source software may be developed in a collaborative public manner. According to scientists who studied it, open-source software is a prominent example of open collaboration.
The open-source software development, or collaborative development from multiple independent sources, generates an increasingly more diverse scope of design perspective than any one company is capable of developing and sustaining long term. A 2008 report by the Standish Group states that adoption of open-source software models has resulted in savings of about $60 billion per year to consumers
The use of Open-source software is increasing as it reduces the development effort and costs which saves money of the organization and yes the ROI is much faster as compare to the proprietary software. Ease of Acquirement, Proper management, dynamic in nature, Cost effective, ease of enhancement, Independency of vendors and customization are some of the point where managers are adopting to open source software today.
Celebrating the 63rd year of India’s Independence
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made!” –Albert Einstein