Before the proliferation of cloud computing, open source software entered the enterprise IT helping them cut costs, avoid vendor lock- in and innovate on top of them. It democratized the enterprise software eventually leading to a newer operational model called cloud computing. As enterprises moved into a services based world, the natural question in everyone’s mind was about the usefulness of source code when everything from infrastructure to applications are offered as services. This report will critically examine this question
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