Entries Tagged ‘Best Practice’

How Free is Open-Source Software?

I recently discussed an interesting issue with a long term client:¬† Why should we pay recurring royalty fees to a commercial software vendor when we could replace the commercial software subsystem used in our product with free open-source software? A previous post,¬†Commercial or Open-Source Software?¬† Lowering the Cost of SNMP Applications Development, reviewed the “build […]

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Reduced Cost, Reduced Risk: Information Modeling Before Enterprise MIB Design

In our current business economy development schedules are short and project budgets constrained. When a software project involves the design of Enterprise MIB modules, there is a tried and true approach to reducing associated cost and risk factors. This valuable design approach leverages the practical wisdom and lessons-learned from the development of more than 250 […]

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