Open Source Software will Gain Momentum in US Government Entities

From the LinuxInsider, we have that:

“Government entities around the world are not only increasing their use of free and open source software, they are actually sharing, collaborating and coordinating in open source fashion to meet federal, state and local government IT needs, recent data suggests. IDC’s government IT research company Government Insights predicts open source software will gain momentum faster in the government sector than in any other market segment over the next five to ten years, earning a 30 percent compound annual growth rate through 2009.”

The complete report is available here

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