What's vendor lock in and how can you avoid it
How to avoid getting stuck in software vendor lock ins
You probably want to avoid investing tons of money into a system which locks you in? Right? Wrong? Maybe?
Whenever I build any software project I ensure that I avoid vendor lock-ins whenever possible.
If that's not always possible, I ensure alternatives are available.
Nowadays we have so many vendor lock-in's that people rarely care. Until it's too late!