Enterprise Linux IT: Open Source Alternatives: Weighing the Pros and Cons
Dec 30, 2004, 01:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Long)
"Even as such open source Latest News about open source software
developers as Sun Microsystems and OpenOffice.org wax enthusiastic
concerning enterprise deployments of their respective Microsoft
Office alternatives, industry analysts are urging caution.
"Open source alternatives only make sense 'when workers are
doing really simple stuff and don't actually need all the
functionality of a complex software suite, such as Microsoft
Office,' said Gartner research analyst Mark Driver..."