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4 Ways Dell Is Becoming An Open Source Company

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Is Dell (DELL) becoming an open source company?

Yes, but it is not exactly being planned that way. It is bubbling up like most open source projects do. But in many respects the move to open source is also by design. Dell does not want to be a box maker anymore. That makes open source a desirable option. With open source, Dell can leverage an ecosystem of partners and developers.

Here are four examples that show the shift and why it matters to the company’s future.

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