Open source meets off-shoring

Steve Hamm

I've written about this topic a couple of times before, and it's really starting to heat up. It's the mashup of two of the most disruptive forces in the tech industry--open source software and off-shore outsourcing. Today, Ingres Corp., the American open-source database company, announced a strategic alliance with Satyam, one of the top Indian outsourcing companies. The plan is for Satyam to build its first open source database practice on the Ingres platform, focusing initially on retail, pharmaceutical, and government sectors.

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