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Open source has become a movement and a way of working that reaches beyond software production. The open source movement uses the values and decentralized production model of open source software to find new ways to solve problems in their communities and industries.
Although open source solutions should be thought of as more than just free software, the fact that they require no licensing fees remains a decisive advantage when looking at the total cost of deploying a solution.
Proprietary software for core infrastructure increases the risk of becoming locked in by the vendor or technology. If this happens, enterprises can be at the mercy of vendors’ price increases and experience a lack of flexibility they can’t easily and readily escape. Enterprises should be careful to use true open source solutions, rather than those from providers that repackage open source software to include proprietary hooks.
As with reliability, open source software’s code is often more secure because it is much more thoroughly reviewed and vetted by the community (and any issues that do arise tend to be patched more diligently). Long a point of hesitation for enterprise adoption of open source, concerns about security just aren’t an issue today.
As the Communications Director for Northside Bible Church and 6.14 Ministries, I work closely with Michael Howard every week and can say with absolute assurance that his technical skills and computer knowledge are beyond compare. I consider him to be an irreplaceable and valued member of my team and have witnessed firsthand his innate ability to masterfully repair and restore broken PC machines, video equipment, and phone systems. Moreover, he is exceedingly qualified to set up and install all of the aforementioned, as well as to run network cables, manage audio equipment for podcasts, and shoot/edit video. With Michael Howard…