IBM Makes Push for Client Software

CNET News: IBM Cranks Up Client Software Push

“IBM stepped up its assault on the desktop software market with
the introduction of new bundles of its Workplace software that are
designed for medium-size businesses and for specific

“IBM’s Workplace initiative is the company’s plan to garner a
larger share of the money spent by businesses on end-user
productivity software–a market dominated by Microsoft’s Office

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“It also integrates with Windows and Office, if you want it to
(in other words, IBM isn’t saying that users of Workplace must
ditch their existing solution). But, by staying with Windows/Office
on their desktops, users of Workplace will end up sacrificing one
of Workplace’s key TCO benefits…”