Contention between Open-Source groups freely releasing code and commercial vendors capitalizing on proprietary products started the minute software became a profit-generating industry. Unlike proprietary software, which oftentimes is difficult to customize and integrate with other software applications, open source software is made available publicly for free so that others can view, copy, learn, and share the code.
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Within the next three years, most users will be doing a majority of their computing in the cloud, an article from CNN predicts. With cloud computing becoming the next big thing in IT, here are some reasons why you should consider Microsoft Azure.
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Shortly after an organization makes the decision to migrate to the cloud, another big decision must be made: Which cloud model should the business adopt? The public cloud model and private model each have benefits and drawbacks, and several factors must first be weighed before the right decision can be determined.