I have written several times before about the deliberations we went through to come to this decision. Check out those posts.
Background on Other Open Source Models
- Thoughts on Open Source Projects
- Examples of Companies Successful at Monetizing Open Source
- HP Acquires Open Source Tool Provider Eucalyptus
- Avoiding Lock-In Through Open Source
Thoughts on Monetization
- Monetizing Open Source Products
- Network Effects of Open Source Software
- Commercialization Options for Addons to a Core Open Source Project
- The Decision To Open Source ArrayFire
- Transition Plan to Move ArrayFire to Open Source
- Opportunity Costs Required for a Successful Open Source Mode
Rarely are there days as exciting as this one is for us today! We are looking forward to more great things as we work even more closely with the software developers in our market.