Open Source Software: The Many Are Smarter Than the Few

Open source software (OSS) is growing on a global scale and having a significant impact on every aspect of information technology (IT). Open source use has doubled over the last five years, and it has reached an all-time high. Open source is now the basis for nearly all operating systems, apps, databases, cloud computing, big data, and more. In today’s IT world, open source products provide tremendous opportunities for both businesses and individual developers, outperforming proprietary software on cost, quality, security, reliability, and customization. Continue reading