Vol 122 Issue 1 2008-03-31 Article 19650 from section "News"

Open Source and Paying for Support are Two of Eight Trends Noted

At Sun's Customer Advisory Council held in March, Mark Herring in
Sun's Application Infrastructure made some interesting observations
on trends that seemed to emerge from these three day discussions with
senior executives from some of the company's valued customers. Open
source and paying for services were two noted trends as well as
offshore development, information risk management, consolidation and
a few more.

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