What to Know Before Choosing Open Source - Commercial Support

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-08-27 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Before your company commits to building an open-source software component into your enterprise infrastructure, it's important to discern whether that project is stable and healthy enough to rely on. Here are some elements to consider, based on the experie
 
 
 
The project should have one or more commercial entities providing support or at least providing indemnification to shift liability away from the company. Popular projects wind up having a federation of companies providing products and services around them
What to Know Before Choosing Open Source - Commercial Support
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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