Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Interoperability: The end users’ biggest fear about open-source

Filed under
OSS

The Open Solutions Alliance, a non-profit group backed by a number of commercial open-source suppliers has found that found interoperability is a foremost concern among open-source-software customers.

The group, which includes CollabNet, EnterpriseDB and others, said in a statement that if its members overcome interoperability challenges, they stand to "out-Microsoft Microsoft by offering a fully interoperable suite of business tools."

The issue of interoperability was highlighted in a survey conducted for the group.

"We think interoperability has to be a core feature [of open-source software] from the very beginning," OSA's president, Dominic Sartorio, said.

More Here




More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: Gaming

Leftovers: Screenshots

Android Leftovers

There Are Now More than 1,000 Apps and Scopes for Ubuntu Touch

The Ubuntu Touch platform is still young and it's only available "officially" on a single phone, that was made available only sporadically through flash sales, but the number of apps in the store has been increasing on a constant basis, so much so that there are now more than a 1,000 apps available. Read more