Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Ten Reasons to Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Ten Reasons to Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 1

1) Your Peers Will Think You're Cool

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 1

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 2

2) Microsoft Executives Are Rich Enough

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 2

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 3

3) The CFO Will Give You a Big Raise for Saving Money

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 3

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 4

4) Microsoft Will Pay More Attention to You

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 4

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 5

5) IBM, Oracle and Everybody Else Will Pay More Attention to You

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 5

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 6

6) Easier to Recruit College Graduates

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 6

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 7

7) Lower Application Development Costs

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 7

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 8

8) Access to Free Worldwide Support Network

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 8

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 9

9) Higher-Quality Software Because of Peer Review

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 9

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 10

10) No Need to Manage Windows Software Licenses

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 10

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Ten Reasons Not to Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons Not to Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Ten Reasons Not to Buy Open Source

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 1

1) Microsoft Is the Safe Choice

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 1

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 2

2) Richer Set of Application Development Tools

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 2

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 3

3) Larger Number of Packaged Applications Available

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 3

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 4

4) Desktop Linux Is Immature and Perhaps Unnecessary

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 4

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 5

5) Technical Support Costs Are Actually Higher than Microsoft.Net

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 5

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 6

6) Windows Environments Have Better Management Tools

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 6

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 7

7) Richer Layer for Application and Business Process Integration Middleware

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 7

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 8

8) More Focused Commercial Technical Support from Microsoft

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 8

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 9

9) Microsoft.Net Creates End-to-End Framework That Offers Lower TCO

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 9

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 10

10) Microsoft Will Try to Convince Your CEO That You're an Idiot If You Do

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source - Reason 10

Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source

  • The Most Important Open-Source Apps of All Time
  • 10 Reasons Microsof

    Ten Reasons to Buy / Not Buy Open Source

  • Rocket Fuel