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The Rise of Open Source: Pandemic, Economy, Efficiency, Trust

Date 19 Mar 2021
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Posted By Brittany Day
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Those familiar with Open Source know that it comes with many benefits - security being among the most significant. Learn about the key factors powering the rise of Open Source adoption.

A testament to the rising adoption of open source is the recent moves by software giants such as Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle into the open-source community.

This corporate migration to open source is continuing as many organizations, both large and small, turn to open source in tough economic times. Amid the continuing adjustments in staffing and operations the pandemic is causing, open source is helping enterprises and industries reduce costs and improve their ability to innovate.

A recent survey by Tidelift found that 68 percent of organizations recently turned to open source during the economic downturn to help them save time and money.

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