User Tools

Site Tools


en:vendor-lock-in

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
en:vendor-lock-in [2014/10/19 13:58]
garydean
en:vendor-lock-in [2014/10/24 20:49] (current)
garydean
Line 21: Line 21:
 In this scenario, open source solutions provide a much better outcome. The organisations that provides such solutions have no vested interest in locking a customer into their solutions. There is no profit motive attached. There are no shareholders to satisfy. Open source suppliers are driven by far different motivations. The programmers and engineers working on such solutions, while undoubtedly motivated by their own needs; for recognition,​ advancement,​ even glory; eventually come together to provide only one thing, a superior product. Open source organisations can easily accommodate unique customer needs because the option is open to customers to add their own code   to the open source library which they are not obligated to share except by their own decision. In this scenario, open source solutions provide a much better outcome. The organisations that provides such solutions have no vested interest in locking a customer into their solutions. There is no profit motive attached. There are no shareholders to satisfy. Open source suppliers are driven by far different motivations. The programmers and engineers working on such solutions, while undoubtedly motivated by their own needs; for recognition,​ advancement,​ even glory; eventually come together to provide only one thing, a superior product. Open source organisations can easily accommodate unique customer needs because the option is open to customers to add their own code   to the open source library which they are not obligated to share except by their own decision.
  
-See also [[ http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Vendor_lock-in|Vendor lock-in ]].+See also [[wp>Vendor_lock-in|Vendor lock-in]].