This blog is the third of a seven-part series providing a roadmap to help teams build the business case for a cloud native IT approach. This post examines the business side of using free and open source software (FOSS) to build a cloud native stack. While many companies traditionally shunned FOSS, they are now finding themselves falling behind competitors that have adopted it. Enterprises embracing FOSS can create better technology at a lower cost while speeding up software development and new employee on-boarding. Finally, the vibrate both end-user and vendor community around open source cloud native technologies has created an enterprise-ready ecosystem that allows companies to find the exact type of help they need.

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