Open source is closing the deal on consolidation

The federal government’s push to make the information technology pieces of government work better is officially on. The Office of Management and Budget recently announced a major restructuring plan. Part of that plan involves implementing a cloud-first policy. But what will be the larger impact of using open source solutions? That issue is being addressed in a recent report by IDC Government Insights. Shawn McCarthy, research director with IDC, joins us with a look at the report.


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