However, it’s something that folks in the open source community have been grappling with for years. If your software is available for free online, how do you expect to make any money out of it? By offering value added customisation and support services has been the answer so far.
But now, a report from IT industry analysts The 451 Group, concludes that open source is no longer a viable business model in the software sector. Click here to read the rest of this Tech Talk column.