A recent report conducted by Illuminas and published by RedHat underlines the importance of Enterprise Open Source. It also states that TCO is an argument but no longer the main one. Other factors like Quality of the Software or Security are evenly important. And last but not least one of the driving factors is Innovation as the report comes to the conclusion “The top spot, at 86%, went to “Enterprise open source is used by the most innovative companies.”with 86%. This ranking speaks to the overarching story of enterprise open source and open source software more broadly. It’s not about being cheaper than proprietary software, or “good enough” from a technology perspective. It’s about organizations and individuals coming together to collectively invent the future.
You can download the full report here: https://www.spicecrm.io/download/the-state-of-ent…se-open-source