Open source has a profound influence in IT development and applications. Recently, open source softwares are increasingly adopted by the organizations and has become a crucial element for successful development and deployment. Globally, open source software has gained a significant momentum due to an extensive network of open source community developing a wide range of software tools and technologies for various critical, potential, domestic and business applications. Open source technologies significantly enhance application development in terms of adaptability, flexibility, quality and efficiency. There are several key benefits of using open source software for software development and deployment.