contender apps for corporate use fr open-source ?
Beside Linux, Apache, maybe OpenOffice, MySQL - what are other system/application for medium to large corporate use that comes from open source community that do you consider good enough and can compete with products from Microsoft, Oracle and other big names ?
At least three more open source databases, each of them more full-featured than MySQL:
I do product support and consulting work for many of my state's major government offices. In almost all cases, the servers are almost exclusively solaris based, with some bsd and linux. Desktop environments are winxp. Some of the open-source products I see in use:
Oh, and Plone, the cool content management system that runs under Zope:
Woops, that should have been more like "on top of" Zope.
and Mozilla of course.
Ximian Evolution has been getting quite a bit of press lately as an open source Outlook replacement:
add to that
Open source languages are pretty popular in companies too: PHP, Perl etc
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