Enterprise Free Software Deployment: Adoption, Usage and Benefits
In a recent survey, more than half of CIOs said they are planning to use free software in their organizations.
Posted January 29, 2010
Global Graphics: Recently, Global Graphics surveyed 400 CIOs at enterprise-size companies in the U.S. and the U.K. about their use of and plans for free software. Here are some of the findings:
- Most organizations routinely use free software.
- Half of enterprises use more than 10 free applications.
- Half of CIOs are planning to implement free software on a company-wide basis this year, and more are planning to use free software on a department-wide basis.
- The most widely used free application is Adobe Reader.