An article in Computer Weekly mentioned that Bristol council will be
migrating 5500 desktops to Suns
StarOffice suite. Even taking in to
account the cost of converting existing documents and two half-day courses for
users, they stand to make massive savings over Microsoft Office.
StarOffice is developed by Sun, here is their sales
description Enhanced usability, compatibility, interoperability, new XML File
Format, and more developer features and tools all combine to make StarOffice 8
the best office suite value by far. The
cost is $69.99, a heck of a lot cheaper then Microsoft, but how about something
thats free? OpenOffice is the open
source suite which StarOffice is based on, take a look here to see what you
dont get with OpenOffice (nothing that I would miss).
OpenOffice2 is now availablefor download! Give it a go