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OpenOffice.org Free Software Proves a Success at WalMart

Sep 24, 2007, 15:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Delegates gathered in Barcelona, Spain for the OpenOffice.org Annual Conference heard how their software has proved a hit with a whole new market segment in the US. In a keynote speech, Community Manager Louis Suarez-Potts reported on a successful experiment carried out by PC manufacturer Everex. Following extensive product testing, Everex had taken the innovative step of including OpenOffice.org software on a range of PCs for sale through the WalMart chain. The eco-friendly range was launched in July, aimed at the US 'back to school' market, with a price tag of just $298..."

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