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Burlington, MA (January 30th, 2004) - DAMICON, an information technology services company, has posted an extensive "List of Open Software" on the damicon.com website. The list provides a reference source for free software. Many commercial applications are listed along with their open source equivalents.
The "List of Open Software" is divided into over 50 categories from "AntiVirus Software" to "Word Processors". Commercial software packages are used as benchmarks within each category and open source equivalents are shown. In most cases these equivalents work as well as or better than the commercial offering.
Vin D'Amico, President of DAMICON, stated, "The open source software community is dramatically changing the pricing, licensing and distribution models for software. The list we've compiled is a great starting point for anyone wanting to learn more about open source."
DAMICON's List of Open Software can be found at http://www.damicon.com/resources/opensoftware.html.
Vin D'Amico is Founder and President of DAMICON, your ADJUNCT CIO. He is an expert in using open source software to increase worker productivity and reduce IT costs. He has experience at industry leading companies such as Keane, 3M Touch Systems, Kronos, NetManage and Wang. DAMICON provides Open Software Transition, Help Desk Design, and Change Management services.
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