MapR and Zarafa Expand Open Source Strategy in Europe

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http://www.thevarguy.com – From an ignorant American perspective, the European market may seem like a more natural fit for open source software than the United States. After all, aren’t those countries across the Atlantic populated by liberty-obsessed socialists with a natural affinity for sharing everything? To be sure, this view is hopelessly stereotypical. Nonetheless, Europe did see two major investments by open source vendors this week, in the form of new initiatives from MapR and Zarafa. To be clear, I hardly think Europeans in general are any more naturally inclined to prefer open source software than we Am (IT news)