In this age of open-source programming, firms are increasingly turning to the programming community at large to solve knotty problems
Last week, an Indian company acquired an Indiana firm. Wipro announced that it was acquiring Appirio, a software integration and technology consulting firm based in Indianapolis. Appirio was established a decade ago to provide technology integration services to clients looking to adopt “public cloud" applications and platforms, and to focus on what many have called the “as-a-service" mode of delivering software and business processes. All that “as-a-service" means is that you have the ability to rent and pay for software features as and when you use them, rather than buy the software itself.