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BetaNews: StarOffice 6.1 Takes on the Enterprise

Mar 26, 2003, 14:30 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Worthington)

"Sun is hinging its bets on StarOffice 6.1 fitting the bill for the enterprise sector, making an early product preview available for a public beta test.

"This interim StarOffice release is geared towards businesses, and is being issued conjointly with a software development kit (SDK) aimed at allowing customers to develop custom solutions. Such a move will help StarOffice grow horizontally, enabling Sun to better compete with Microsoft and Corel.

"To assist with deployments on a massive scale, Sun has added a new configuration manager to StarOffice that aids in installing and managing the product. Support for accessibility needs is now available, fulfilling a key requirement to win bids on government contracts..."

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