Open has been synonymous to innovation, value, and freedom of choice for some years now. More importantly, it is being seen as a profitable and competitive working environment for businesses. A lot more companies claim openness now, more so because it is good for brand. What is Open though? Open technology includes open source, that the code is released and supported and that accepted standards are adhered to.
About 10 years back none of us would have thought that MySQL would be household name in the field of information technology.