Analysts: Innovation in 2012 will be based on open source

Analysts argue that open source encourages innovation development in the major segments of the technology, including mobile technology, cloud computing and “big data”. The main reasons for today are choosing open source software - code quality, as well as the capacity for continuous development.

Venture fund North Bridge Venture Partners and consulting firm Black Duck Software in collaboration with the analytical group of The 451 Group published the results of the sixth annual survey of The Future of Open Source, on the prospects of open source software.

The survey involved 700 respondents - a record number in its history interview. Among the respondents, were both employees of the corporate sector and members of nonprofit associations.

The survey results were announced at the opening of Open Source Business Conference - Annual conference on open source software, conducted by the international computer weekly Computerworld. According to the survey, researchers have identified three major trends in the development of open source software in 2012

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Spain captured a series of Open Source-initiatives

• The author received the Linux Millennium Technology Prize - an analogue of the Nobel Peace Prize in technology »»»
Linus Torvalds (Linus Torvalds) - “father” of the operating system GNU / Linux - won the Millennium Technology Prize this year.
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The company “ROSA” announces the beta release of the development of free software ROSA ABF.
• The creator of Linux received the Millennium Award technological »»»
Linus Torvalds was awarded the Prize of the Millennium Technology (Millennium Technology Prize 2012).
• L'auteur a reçu le Linux Millennium Technology Prize - un analogue du Prix Nobel de la paix dans la technologie »»»
Linus Torvalds (Linus Torvalds) - “père” du système d’exploitation GNU / Linux - a remporté le Millennium Technology Prize cette année.
• Spain captured a series of Open Source-initiatives »»»
Of the Spanish public sector, a wave of initiatives related to open source software.