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open source

Computer software that may be used, modified, or distributed to others without violation of the original developer's license or patent.
open-source, adjective
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By far the main perceived benefit of Open Source software is that there are no licence costs (64.
com, is a contributing editor to The Pulse: Education's Place for Debate, director of global operations for the Thornburg Center and the author of When the Best Is Free: An Educator's Perspective on Open Source Software.
It is the first independently funded Open Source solution centre in the UK providing free expert impartial advice on Open Source software.
Members of ARC's Open Source Software Program can download supported and maintained distributions of Embedded Linux and GNU tools directly from the ARC customer support website.
Optaros is a consulting and systems integration firm that helps enterprises solve IT business problems by providing services and solutions that maximize the benefits of open source software.
We do not believe that cost savings as a major motivator for open source software adoption is going away anytime soon," said Zachary.
is a professional services firm based in Rehovot, Israel that helps enterprises, hi-tech companies and government organizations make the most out of open source software while protecting their intellectual capital.
More and more companies are incorporating open source code into their software development processes and are enjoying the benefits, and these companies need to understand the inherent risks related to open source software," said Douglas Levin, CEO of Black Duck Software.
New Portal Facilitates Public Sector Use of Open Source Software
an open source software consulting and integration firm that provides enterprises with online platforms and business solutions for the next generation of the Internet, today announced a strategic partnership with Pentaho, a leading provider of open source business intelligence (BI) software.
creator of the world's most popular open source business intelligence (BI) suite, today announced that Pentaho Board of Directors member Bernard Dalle will participate in a panel discussing the rapid growth of open source software and the synergistic opportunities that exist between open source software development models and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery models.
ZRM for MySQL is open source software, available in an enterprise version and a community version.
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