Open Source: Total Cost of Ownership Conundrum
Associated drawbacks outweighed the promised benefits
Open source software has evolved into the mainstream, some even to the mundane.
However, in the long run, with non-existent support, open source can have an extremely expensive total cost of ownership for clients.
Too often, the focus is on the initial software cost without factoring in the additional implementation fees,
This whitepaper presents experiences with open source content management systems and the need for a superior content management solution.
Inside this white paper:
- Three benefits commonly touted by open source platforms
- Considerations for application development
- The real implications of open source systems