OSS Interest Increases

The economy continues driving open source trends.

ars technica covers the Linux Collaboration Summit: Linux Foundation CEO: Linux is "fastest growing platform"

Jim Zemlin executive director of Linux Foundation says that the economic downturn is forcing companies to consolidate their technical infrastructure, and Linux -- which works in a broader number of contexts than its competitors and can be adopted at potentially lower costs -- is gaining ground as a consequence of this trend.

CNET also reports open source software interest increases as budgets are constrained.