Red Hat conducted interviews with 1,250 IT leaders worldwide, who were not necessarily Red Hat customers, to get an unbiased picture of how, where, and why they use enterprise open source.
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We conducted interviews with 1,250 IT leaders worldwide, who weren’t necessarily Red Hat customers, to get an unbiased picture of how, where, and why they use enterprise open source. The results were shared in the third installment of Red Hat’s “The State of Enterprise Open Source” report earlier this year.
The survey included respondents from 13 different countries, who indicated enterprise open source has become a default choice of IT departments around the world. Industries that have historically been more associated with proprietary technology are also embracing open source technology. Take financial services, for example. Let’s dive into key findings from IT leaders hailing from banks, insurance providers, and other financial services.
Enterprise open source is a key part of security strategy
Nearly all respondents indicated they’re already using enterprise open source, citing higher quality software, better security, and the ability to safely leverage open source technologies as their top three benefits.
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