Source: “Open-Source Software Adoption Becoming Mainstream in India,” Gartner, Inc., Report: 09 July 2013

Analyst(s): Asheesh Raina & Laurie F. Wurster

The report states, “CIOs and IT leaders are compelled to look at open-source software alternatives as concerns around security, performance and technical support are increasingly addressed. India-based system integrators and service providers must evolve to capitalize on this OSS trend.”

It says, “….while it is important for vendors and service providers to retain their IP edge, to achieve higher synergy with open source, active engagement with OSS communities and projects is a must. For instance, incumbent Indian service provider Torry Harris not only leverages open source, but also contributes to the OSS community. Examples include libvirt for SPARC, AWSome as a Firefox plugin, and scrolling navigation view controllers for iOS.”

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Open-Source Software Adoption Becoming Mainstream in India

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