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What Can Free Software Do For My Medical Practice?

I talk about Open Source and Free Software quite a bit. I’m sure that many are skeptical as to whether or not this really means anything practical for their business, after all, you may think, “Open Source only benefits nerds and academia”. This week, we begin a series of articles that will highlight specific Open […]

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What Are Your Employees Doing?

Ask most people how to mitigate the security risks involved in connecting their computer to the internet, and they’ll usually suggest anti-virus software with current virus pattern updates and firewall protection. While these two things are an absolute must for all systems on your company network, and single systems connected to the internet, alike, there […]

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What Is Open Source Software And How Much Can It Save Us?

Companies are spending billions of dollars on software, software maintenance, licensing, and renewals annually. In recent years, many private, government, and school organizations have turned to open source software as a cost-effective alternative to proprietary, closed source software. The Brazilian government expects to save over $120 million this year since announcing its intention to switch […]