Open Systems in Enterprise Computing
Companies inadvertently face increasing operational expenses.
They demand for technological independence as well as
secure and reliable operations of IT systems at
This leads to substitution of proprietary and legacy systems by open systems.
Conventional IT operations become increasingly inefficient and
Provisioning and scope of operation have to adapt to changed requirements.
Open systems are an economically suitable alternative available today.
RSB has analyzed the potential and
implications of open systems over years.
We are pioneers and visionaries regarding new ways to implement and utilize IT based
on open systems.
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Decreasing marginal utility
Each new IT system increases operational expenses. Viewed in isolation, new services provide
positive business cases while marginal benefits of the total IT infrastructure drop radically.
Cost of new IT systems outperform their benefit.
Management demands cost reduction
Despite IT vendors continually increase their fees, top management demands for
significant annual cost reduction.
More services at lower cost.
Precarious IT operations
Long-term license and service agreements cannot be terminated easily. Increasing fixed cost
absorb volatile budgets for projects. Urgent innovation is sacrificed to maintain bare
No room for sustainable innovation.
Open Systems resolve the dilemma
Open systems offer demand oriented services and maintenance fees are due only where required.
Overall quality is based on review and inspection as opposed to contractual obligations.
Open systems are available and sustainable.
Open systems strategically lead out of the crisis.
More than free software
Leight weight project management, community support, improved quality, transparent solutions
as well as flexible implementation characterize open systems.
Open Systems offer a new IT ecosystem.
A matter of time
Open systems have successfully being implemented:
- in consumer electronics
- built into mission critical controls
- in essential business applications
- in mobile appliances
Open source software is strong and dependable building block for future applications.