April 15, 2015 - Source: technology decisions
Proprietary vs open source - which should you choose?
By Andrew Timms
"When investing in new software, IT managers tend to focus on features, price, support and warranty, as opposed to whether or not the product is open source. However, as IT budgets continue to be squeezed in Australia and New Zealand, the lack of upfront costs associated with open source software and the level to which it can be customised is becoming increasingly appealing. [...]"