Economy boosts open software; Solution aids post-market studies;

> Open source software revenues are expected to grow at a 22 percent compound annual growth rate to reach $8.1 billion by 2013, says market researcher IDC, thanks to the software's higher than expected acceptance over the past 12 months and a boost from the poor economy. Release

> EDC solutions maker OmniComm Systems has announced that an unnamed Midwestern CRO has selected it to provide eClinical solutions for two post-marketing studies covering some 27 sites and more than 700 subjects. Announcement

> Terrosa Technologies, a provider of cloud and SaaS migration services, has obtained worldwide sales, marketing and distribution responsibilities with Integrated Clinical Solutions for the Inclinicalperform application, a pharmaceutical clinical trial management offering. Release

> Chris Donhauser has been promoted to chief financial officer at Clinical Trials & Surveys Corp. (C-TASC). Release

> Advance Research Associates has joined the DATATRAK CRO Connect Program, in which it will use the eClinical data management and biostats functionality for its paper and EDC clients. Announcement