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Office shootout: OpenOffice.org Calc vs. Microsoft Excel

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 69.158.5.251] on October 12, 2007 05:31 AM
The key question is does Calc serve the needs of most users? I'd say the answer is yes for 90% of users.

And that's also the case for all of the other elements of OpenOffice.org

You might have 10% of users who are "power users" and may "need" this or that bell or whistle in MS Office because they have become dependent on it.

So businesses and organizations can save hundreds and perhaps thousands of dollars/pounds/euros/yen/etc. by rolling out OpenOffice.org to the vast majority of users and buying M$ licenses for that tiny minority of "power users" who feel they need certain features.

If organizations are planning to migrate from older versions of MS Office it's the right time to consider a rollout to OpenOffice.org.

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