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Open Architecture

Open architecture refers to software or technology infrastructure whose specifications are made public (and not proprietary). This allows users to add or modify components or modules relatively easily. The Linux family of operating systems is famously open architecture, letting users change the source code and enhance its capabilities.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Open Architecture

Using open architecture software and technology can be advantageous for small and midsize businesses, as they can extend this infrastructure to fit their specific needs. It's worth nothing that these benefits are dependent on an SMB’s level of in-house technical skills.

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