School spending on open-source software to rise
Schools and universities worldwide will spend $489.9 million on open-source software and related services by 2012 versus the current $286.2 million, according to a new report from market researcher Datamonitor. Educators' interest in customizing software to suit their own needs is growing more quickly than expected.
Datamonitor. (2008). Unlikely bedfellows - open source initiatives and commercial vendors in the education market. New York: Datamonitor.
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