The latest State of Enterprise Open Source report from Red Hat indicates that “IT leaders widely view enterprise open source software as a superior form of software with higher quality, more innovation, and even better security than the alternatives,” says Gordon Haff.
In a recent Red Hat blog summarizing the report’s finding, Haff notes that respondents cite higher quality and security among the top benefits of enterprise open source software. In fact, 87% of respondents see enterprise open source as “more secure” or “as secure” as proprietary software.
According to the report, the top three ways in which enterprise open source is used are:
- 64% — IT infrastructure modernization
- 54% — Application development
- 53% — Digital transformation
The top three areas where enterprise open source is used are:
- 54% — Networking
- 53% — Database
- 52% — Security
To gather information for the report, 1,250 IT leaders were interviewed worldwide.