• Open source ‘fuelling innovation and cost savings’ in UK businesses…

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    According to research commissioned by Rackspace surveying 300 of the UK’s largest organisations, more than half (54 per cent) of those using open source technologies perceive external security threats as the biggest challenge to adoption.

    The ‘Rackspace State of Open Source’ study, carried out by the technology market research firm, Vanson Bourne, found that 49 per cent of companies are not fully supportive of open source, or closed source, technologies being a more secure methodology; with an additional 43 per cent concerned about the vulnerabilities related to open source code.

    In addition, 90 per cent deploy open source-based enterprise applications, while the vast majority (89 per cent) believe that open source has become ‘more professional’ over the last three years, becoming attractive for enterprise development and use.
    Read Abe Selig’s ‘The Enterprise is Ready for Open Source’ blog here

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