Open Source Technologies are becoming worldwide option to efficiently increase the business growth with low cost spend on development. Open source also gives developers a chance to innovate their work without facing many issues like with typical software products. We can list many benefits of choosing Open Source Development Services. Let us discuss them below:
1. High Level of Security & Quality: Open source software is available publicly. There are quite a large amount of developers who contribute globally and analyse the code, which makes it more secure. Moreover, it constantly contributes in increasing the quality.
2.Lower Cost of Ownership: Open source does not require any license fees. So, the annual license fees cost drop down to zero. The zero cost scale stays stable as no additional fees is needed as installation grows. Hence, cost of ownership of the software goes very low.
3.Freedom from Software Vendors: Depending on your vendor’s support and services is a very frustrating. You feel incapable of customizing your software which brings disappointment and dissatisfaction. But Open source software set you Free. It gives you the freedom to choose your own preferred vendor among the thousands of them available and provide you flexibility.
4.Control of your Software: Open source gives you the control of your Software’s code. You can modify your software code as per your requirements. You have full right to control the upgrade process, bug fixing, etc according to your needs and budgets. It makes you free form vendor controlling system.
5. Customization of Code: You have a very big advantage of customizing your software code as per your needs and requirements. You can modify them the way you want them to be.
6. Software Support: In closed source software you just have the vendor to give you support but in open source software, you have whole world to support it. There are plenty of developers, support chats, documentation, forums, etc for your support.
7. Try Before Buying: Open source provides you the option to try before you buy in zero cost.
8. Continuity of Software Service: It may happen that closed software company suddenly discontinue its services and you get tucked in middle, with no future scope. But open source software is not dependent on one developer, you can choose any other developer at any time. Hence, your software service is continued for ever.
Getting so many benefits, Open Source Software Development is becoming favorites of all users.