Technology on the Cheap

October 2008
Government Technology;Oct2008, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p26
Academic Journal
This article investigates how agencies can use open source solutions to achieve bigtime results at a cheap price. Deborah Bryant, public-sector communities manager of the Open Source Lab at Oregon State University, said information technology professionals have become pretty sophisticated about understanding the free concept and open source software has to do with flexibility from traditional licensing constraints. More and more agencies are using open source solutions because most open source software does not have a licensing fee associated with it.


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