Enterprise Free Software Deployment: Adoption, Usage and Benefits

Date Added: Jan 2010
Format: PDF

Free software is already a vital component in 21st century enterprise IT and it is clearly here to stay. CIOs are making increasingly sophisticated use of this software category, not only in boosting desktop capabilities and management but also in areas that might once have been perceived as risky - such as applications, data centres and SaaS deployments. This breakthrough has partly been driven by CIOs 'switching on' to free software because of two main market drivers.