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SmallBusinessComputing: StarOffice 8: An Affordable, Small-Business Alternative to Microsoft Office

Nov 02, 2005, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Hall)

"At some point on the road to creating productivity suites the idea behind office software went terribly awry. Microsoft Office has evolved into an expensive, bloated software package designed for corporations in need of ratified features and, at the other end of the spectrum; you find a few low-end applications suitable for junior-high students putting together a history report.

"But what about the rest of us--people who just need enough to do basic business computing, without a lot of fancy bells and whistles? Sun's StarOffice 8 addresses this issue by providing a feature-packed, inexpensive office suite that should suit most small businesses nicely..."

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