“While Microsoft has had some 20 years to make Office what it is
today, most industry analysts say that new open-source contenders,
such as OpenOffice, measure up reasonably well against Redmond’s
suite. But they also say that while these suites do have most of
the features of Microsoft Office, they lack certain advanced
capabilities that make all the difference.
“Clearly, Microsoft continues to define the office space and
likely will dominate office software for the foreseeable