Time is money, so if cost is zero, do you have infinite time? The lure of open-source is often its attractive price tag, but are you getting yourself into a boondoggle that will have your CxO questioning what all your resources are doing and when your project will be production ready?
There's a broad spectrum of open-source projects and approaches to consuming these technologies. Expect to learn from the collective experience of this expert panel so you can position you for success and avoid the boondoggle. Hear from practitioners and technologists who've led major initiatives that leveraged open-source and close-source technologies.
You'll get the inside scoop on:
- The open vs. closed-source choices made while constructing zCloud in 2011, the largest private/hybrid cloud of its day.
- Cloud.com's bifurcation from close source commercial software to open-source
- Major enterprises' use cases and adoption patterns between closed and open-source tech.
- Several boondoggles that have thwarted open-source initiatives - lessons learned.
You should emerge from this panel with more confidence in how you should proceed with your roadmap and how to measure the true cost of open.