Best Practice Report

The Forrester Guide To Open-Source Cloud Projects

Navigate Your Options From Three Vantage Points

April 24th, 2024
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Caroline Bonde , Kara Hartig


Companies are increasingly recognizing the big advantages of cloud platforms and see open source as an economical and innovative path to leverage public and private options. But these projects aren’t without downsides. Enterprises have struggled to stay under budget, navigate license policies, ensure a fully secure profile, and even manage vendor lock-in within the open-source ecosystem. This report helps tech leaders evaluate their open-source options.

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