ApacheCon NA 2010 Session
The secret of success in implementing open source source software in AOL
AOL successfully migrate several preparatory licensed software to apache open sources. This track covers the secret of success in implementing open source software in AOL. Attendees learn the challenges, approach, issues, execution strategy and details of the cost saving by migrating applications built and deployed using licensed software to open source. AOL has achieved lower total cost of ownership, reduced dependence on software vendors, easier customization of the products, higher level of security and developer productivity by implementing the Apache open source software. E.g. AOL saved 8 million in yearly maintenance and license fees by migrating WebLogic/WebLogic Portal & Integration applications to Tomcat and Apache.