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Opening new doors with Open Source

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| From consumer desktop software to enterprise-wide solutions, Open Source
| presents a significant opportunity for channel players prepared to stake a
| claim in this new frontier.
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| If your customers aren’t already asking you about Open Source, they soon will
| be.
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| Religious fervour is taking a back seat as Open Source comes of age.
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http://www.crn.com.au/Feature/5058,o...en-source.aspx

Open source business benefits 'outweigh' potential problems

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| Some 43 percent of businesses in the UK currently use open source. In Germany
| and France, adoption is higher and over six in 10 businesses said they
| regularly considered open source as an option during procurement.
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http://www.computerworlduk.com/toolb...m?newsid=11278

OSU Open Source Lab Announces Advisory Council

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| The Oregon State University Open Source Lab, home to growing open source
| communities, today announced the formation of its new advisory council.
| Featuring leaders from global open source projects and vendors such as
| Apache, Perl, Drupal, the Linux operating system, Google, Novell, Acquia and
| Joost, the advisors will assist the Open Source Lab with its overall
| strategy, service development and outreach to industry partners.
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http://media-newswire.com/release_1074374.html


Earlier:

Actuate's Open Source Survey Reveals European OSS Fans

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| Actuate, a maker of business intelligence, performance management and Java
| reporting software--and also an active member of the Eclipse Foundation--has
| just released the preliminary results of its annual open source survey. The
| survey included about 1,000 business and IT people, and was independently
| conducted by Survey Interactive. Among the findings, European firms appeared
| more receptive to open source than other companies around the world,
| especially in France and Germany.
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http://ostatic.com/173536-blog/actua...opean-oss-fans
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