Outline two potential benefits to information technology due to the move towards open systems.

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Potential benefits:
o Open systems enable organizations to buy equipment from many different vendors because they favour interoperability among vendor products.
o Open systems help to reduce costs due to competition and mass production.
o Open systems help enhance compatibility of various components i.e. they help facilitate communication.
o Open systems bring about scalability meaning that organizations can keep on increasing their system‘s size as need arises.

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