ZDNet UK: Rivals Line Up to Take on Office
May 19, 2004, 14:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Becker)
"Microsoft has long dominated the productivity software
market--a category that typically includes a word processor, a
spreadsheet and presentation programs--with Office.
"But the field has attracted fresh competition lately, with Sun
Microsystems and Corel pushing their respective StarOffice and
WordPerfect franchises as low-cost alternatives to Microsoft.
OpenOffice, an open-source offshoot of StarOffice, is also gaining
ground, particularly among government and international