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Why open source won't prevent cloud lock-in
It's true that access to a product's source code can increase the freedom of customer choice and minimize the risk of vendor lock-in. Conventional wisdom suggests that two factors can keep open source vendors' lock-in ability in check: the risk of forking an open source project and the threat of clients shifting from being a paying customer of a commercial open source product to becoming a free user of the related open source code.
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