TITLE

The Cheap Revolution

AUTHOR(S)
Lyons, Daniel
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/18/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on computer software companies that support the Cheap Revolution or the wholesale shift by corporate customers and technology makers to cheap chips and open-source software. William Coleman, cofounder of BEA Systems, has created a new company called Cassatt. Cassatt develops the Collage software used by the U.S. Joint Forces Command, the U.S. Defense Contracts Management Agency and Pfizer. Every big software maker, including Microsoft, BEA, IBM, Oracle, SAP, SAS Institute, Veritas and VMware, now faces rivals pushing open-source or Web-based alternatives. INSET: Linux at Your Fingertips.
ACCESSION #
22512891

 

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