Open source meets Windows on servers

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 12:06 AM EST

When Bob Hecht joined Informa as its vice president of content strategy, he dreamed of rebuilding the London-based technical publishing firm's I.T. infrastructure using Linux and other open-source technologies.

But with Windows entrenched throughout the company, Hecht settled on a more pragmatic hybrid approach: an open-source content management server from Alfresco Software, backed up by open-source applications MySQL, Apache Tomcat, and JBoss - all running on top of Microsoft's Windows Server operating system.

At CIO Today.

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