Free technology and business strategies are dominating are dominating upcoming industries today. What began within the classic IT company infrastructures can now be observed more and more in many other industries. Read more about how open free technologies are finding their way into new industries:
In combination with professional and independent support, this creates free ecosystems to create economic platforms.
The dominant IT companies owe a large part of their success to sustained investment in free software tools. These investments created an independent ecosystem for new innovations that drive most of the software industry today.    
“Free open availability of data and tools are critical for global health emergencies, and provisions to enable them must be built into governance models."
Financial Times on the impact of Free Data and Technology as Covid-19 response
“No dominant platform-level software infrastructure has emerged in the last ten years in closed-source, proprietary form”
Techrepublic on the success of free and open technology in the cloud sector
“Assuming the second-generation satellites carry the same number of Linux computers, it would mean SpaceX plans to send at least two million Linux computers into space in the next few years."
ZDnet about the usage of Linux at SpaceX