October 3, 2016 10:53 am


The Case for Commercial Open Source Software

There does not seem to be much organised crime in Newbury, (away from the racecourse). The closest to this is the mass gaming of the “free” coffee offer, by the elderly generation, in the Waitrose next to the Micro Focus HQ. Officially this curious Business Plan allows a loyalty card holder one hot beverage […]

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By: David Byte

June 29, 2015 11:53 am


Why Free May Hurt Your Appliance or Cloud Business

In my role, I work with a lot of prospective partners who ask the question "Why should I pay for Linux when I can get XYZ distro for free?"  My answer to this involves several facets. Security - When a major security issue comes along, the commercial distributions are on the embargo […]

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