IT-Director: The Value of StarOffice
May 22, 2002, 17:30 (48 Talkback[s])
"There have been rumblings about the fact that the new version
of StarOffice costs money. Anybody who has managed to get their
hands on a copy should agree, however, that this is a product that
is worth every penny.
"Sun's StarOffice 6 has just been released, to critical acclaim
from those that have seen it in action, and to general wishy-washy
mutterings from the rest about the fact that there is a price tag
on the new version.
"The nicely boxed product comes in at $75 in the USA
(£52.99 in the UK) and offers facilities for spreadsheet,
database, word processing, graphics and presentations. Enterprise
sales cost between one-third and two-thirds of the list price
depending upon the number of seats..."