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US Department of Defense sponsors Open Source conference

Note for all Bank CTO’s – US DoD are looking carefully at Open Source with suggestions that they are already using it.  Matt’s comments are illuminating for Banks.

U.S. Department of Defense announces open-source conference | The Open Road – The Business and Politics of Open Source by Matt Asay – CNET Blogs

It should be fascinating to see how much open source is being used in the world’s most finicky IT buyer. If open source can meet the performance and security demands of the U.S. Department of Defense, surely it can enable more pedestrian uses of technology…like selling widgets or managing CRM systems.

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Written by Colin Henderson

November 13, 2007 at 15:13

Posted in Security

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  1. […] Colin, the DOD is hosting an open source conference this December in DC.  To quote the DoD article, […]

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