Seven Reasons You Should Switch to Open Source

by Cindy Guignard | September 25, 2013 11:00 am

Open source software offers solutions that can be easily customized for both small and large  enterprises to fit specific needs. It has source code that is published and made available for users and other programmers to read, use and adapt for use in different projects – all at no cost. Because of this, open source technology offers a number of benefits.

  1. It’s cost effective.
  1. It frees you from vendor limits.
  1. It’s easy to use.
  1. It’s flexible.
  1. It’s innovative.
  1. It’s reliable.
  1. It’s secure.

It is precisely because of these reasons that open sources software (OSS) solutions have become so popular. To learn more about open source technology, read the previous article in our series, What is Open Source Software? and Ten Facts and Figures About Open Source Software.[1]

As a leader in the market, NXC customizes and delivers open source solutions for content, collaboration and big data analytics to enterprises of all sizes. If you are interested in finding open source software solutions for your enterprise, NXC can help you. Contact us today to learn more.

 

Endnotes:
  1. Ten Facts and Figures About Open Source Software.: http://blog.nxcgroup.com/2013/ten-facts-and-figures-about-open-source-software/#.UkPdAmTfzzc

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