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RightNow Technologies (Bozeman, MT) Touts Open-Source and On-Demand Apps

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December 6, 2005View for printing

Using open-source technology in combination with on-demand applications is the way for corporate IT departments to save the money they are currently spending on high-cost licensed software, says Greg Gianforte, CEO of on-demand customer relationship management software vendor RightNow Technologies Inc .

Gianforte argues that the combination of the open-source components such as the Linux operating system, the MySQL relational database and the Apache application server is robust enough to support the IT infrastructures of on-demand software vendors as well as their largest customers.

By John Pallatto

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Many thanks to Robin Jackson for passing this along. Russ)

Further reading on Open Source: Portland, Oregon builds reputation as software revolution hub. Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but too many programmers just makes software better.

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I have been in techie-hades for the past week. Right Now Technologies saved the day - through their live chat process with Norton. Bless you!

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