Open source: the easy way out

A few days ago EMC announced that it will be releasing the ViPR code to the opensource community. You may think this is commendable, but I don’t think this is the case. I’ve seen similar moves many times in the past and they’ve all had similar results: indifference and oblivion. Open source is good This is not a post against Open source. Open source is a great thing and it usually brings a lot of innovation. Many startups, and some established primary vendors, have chosen open source as a strategy and it is quite amazing to see how successful...

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