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Mykle87
January 25th, 2010, 08:38 PM
I am working on my senior thesis and am looking to analyze the financial benefits of switching to a semi or fully open source IT infrastructure. If you or anyone you know runs a business (small, medium, or large corporation) and has switched to FOSS software, I would love to hear about it. I have found some interesting articles and reports in my preliminary research so far (listed below). Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

http://www.iimb.ernet.in/~rahulde/RD_FOSSRep2009.pdf
http://news.cnet.com/2008-1082_3-5065859.html
http://thejournal.com/articles/2003/09/01/making-the-switch-to-open-source-software.aspx
http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/03/french-police-saves-millions-of-euros-by-adopting-ubuntu.ars

mrgs
January 26th, 2010, 05:35 AM
Some large-scale examples:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_adoption#Types_of_adopters

Mykle87
January 26th, 2010, 05:38 AM
Awesome find! Thanks.