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Gartner: 85 percent of companies using open source
by Kendra Penrose

Kendra Penrose, November 18, 2008

This recent post on CNET was forwarded to me by a colleague yesterday. An interesting part of the post is that "only 31 percent of companies surveyed by the analyst house had formal policies for evaluating and procuring open-source software."...

This recent post on CNET was forwarded to me by a colleague yesterday. An interesting part of the post is that "only 31 percent of companies surveyed by the analyst house had formal
policies for evaluating and procuring open-source software."

With the rise of open source software adoption in more traditionally proprietary industries, insurance and compliance are becoming more and more important. These are just two of the topics we talk about regularly at ActiveState with our Business Solutions clients.

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Kendra Penrose is our Marketing and Communications Manager. When she isn't "marketing and communicating" she can be found hiking, doing yoga, listening to tunes, eating yummy food, and hanging out with family and friends. She originally hails from the non-profit sector but has found her home in IT.

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Really encouraging . Open source - Innovations Open rocks . we shall open it fully as time goes .