- Government and financial services companies show the highest use of open source per machine scanned.
- Europe shows the highest usage of open source, with the United States lagging behind.
- There is a significant amount of open source software used on Windows.
OSBR readers may remember OpenLogic from the licensing and support issues.
I find the last bullet interesting as I encourage the use of open source on any platform--in other words, meet the user where they are rather than force them to make a drastic change in operating system use. Some useful resources for introducing Windows users to open source applications include:
And for Mac users: