Actuate's 2009 Annual International Open Source Survey

Actuate's Open Source Survey is a comprehensive international annual market study, conducted independently by Survey Interactive. The survey continues to be one of the broadest studies of its kind into open source software attitudes and practices. The survey explores open source software trends at three levels: awareness and adoption levels; benefits and barriers to adoption; and the evolution of open source-based business intelligence. The 2009 survey found that Europe continues to capitalize on its early recognition of open source software’s potential - for reducing IT’s cost of ownership, and enabling rapid application delivery, allowing organizations to hone their competitive edge. To read the full report, go to