[LINK] Open source: 'World's largest software company'
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Sat Apr 26 18:12:26 EST 2008
On Sat, April 26, 2008 17:55, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> Open source: 'World's largest software company'
> "The ultimate in disruptive technology" is coming up strong
> By Matthew Broersma
> 22 April 2008 15:48 BST
> Such findings are a telling insight into the ways open source can be
> seen as a threat by large software companies such as IBM, according to
> Dave Rosenberg, chief executive of open source start-up MuleSource.
> Rosenberg told silicon.com sister site, CNET News.com: "IBM is
> threatened by open-source SOA [service-oriented architecture] tools as
> many of them meet the full requirements enterprises look for. This
> baseline notion is interesting as products like JBoss used to be
> considered just for development with BEA for production but over the
> last two years or so that sentiment has changed, with lots of JBoss in
It was always my impression that IBM, along with RedHat and Novell, was
one of the biggest OSS users around. ...but what do I know that a journo
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