The so-called fourth industrial revolution is written in open source. Digitization, the main process in the creation of smarter and more competitive industries, needs software that enables secure and efficient communication between devices. It is precisely in this area that the free software and open source tools are undergoing greater growth compared to other closed solutions.
The open technologies constitute one of the pillars supporting for more open, more transparent and more responsible administrations with the use of public funds. The entities that apply them obtain a more economical alternative than the proprietary software, as they do not have to pay licenses, and avoid dependence on the supplier.
Wall Street is in the growing list of global stock exchanges that have begun to adapt their technology to open source. But not only have the main markets joined up to the free technologies, also the investment banks and the retail banks have understood that the management and transaction of their data must have a number of qualities in relation to open source has no rival: security, reliability, innovation and reduction of costs.