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KSOM Consulting

KSOM has the privilege of serving the leaders and innovators looking to derive commercial value from open source. KSOM has made a significant impact on the open source ecosystem through its work with government agencies, proprietary companies, open source ISVs, OEMs, non-profit organizations and venture capital firms.

We have the experience and capacity to serve you whether you are a small start-up or a leading member of the Fortune 100. Our expertise extends to technology producers, technology consumers and technology investors. Over the past eight years we've worked on more than 350 engagements for over 150 companies.

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Our services and experience spans many industries and includes the assessment, planning and implementation of open source strategy, community development, sales, marketing and business development, IP management and compliance and mergers and acquisitions.

KSOM has built a strong reputation in the start-up community with dozens of commercial open source and proprietary start-up clients, seven of which were named as top 10 open source business models to follow by industry analysts The 451 Group.

Services include sourcing venture funding, IP and technology planning, business model development, sales, marketing and business development planning, and community

Established Product and Service Companies

KSOM has created a wide range of open source business strategies for many of the world's leading OEMs and ISVs and numerous smaller software and hardware vendors. These strategies typically entail use of open source software, release of products or subsystems as open source software, community development or channels and partners development. KSOM has also helped many software companies migrate their business from a pure proprietary model to a hybrid open source business. End Users of Open Source

KSOM open source consultants work with many organizations that use open source extensively in their operations including large financial institutions, government agencies and consumer and manufacturing companies to help them figure out how to leverage the financial and technological benefits of open source.

Bridging Yesterday's Strategies, with Today's Technology

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