Mark is a Senior Technical Fellow at Broadridge. He is an accomplished leader in managing all technology infrastructure services. This includes infrastructure (data networks, voice networks, desktops, server environments, storage, monitoring, application support, service delivery, office technology), enterprise information security, governance, outsource service provider management, global data center operations, public/private/hybrid cloud strategy & execution, application development, and disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
For startups, the ability to leverage open-source operating systems and middleware to cost-effectively support their technology solutions is critical. The available community support should help you resolve any needed bug fixes and enhancements. However, companies do need to ensure the license models and the way the software is being used do not jeopardize their unique intellectual property.22 August 2021