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The Era of Paid Software Is Ending

Tuesday, 19 May 2015


Ex-NASA CTO explains why the world wants it all for free.

NASA's former chief technology officer, Chris C Kemp, thinks we have "left the era where we need to buy software".

He's not the first to predict it, of course, but he has a significant pedigree. Together with Rackspace, he co-founded OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system and community that has enjoyed a meteoric rise into the enterprise.

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