Article: Israeli Startup Offers ‘Monetization Switch’ For Open Source

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Netanel Mohoni (left) and Chen Ravid (right), co-founders of xs:code XS:CODEIsraeli Startup Offers ‘Monetization Switch’ For Open Source

Open source software is free, or, more accurately, Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) is free of charge. In the real world, open source software projects when applied and deployed in commercial (sometimes mission-critical) use cases will often be supplied as the ‘licensed’ version of the original software innovation, which comes at a cost.

Although many commercial use cases do deploy open source licensed software at zero cost, in these cases, it is not uncommon for commercial support contracts to be taken out.

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