The Big SMB Problem: Dropping Microsoft Office

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“Small and Medium-sized Businesses are usually quite keen to
consider switching to Open Source IT solutions, and not without
reason: Linux and other Open Source tools are mature–often with
features that rival and exceed proprietary alternatives in terms of
usage and implementation–proven to be secure, low-maintenance once
set up and most important of all, free.

“Of course, as Robert A. Heinlein one said, ‘there ain’t no such
thing as a free lunch.’ Linux and Open Source software are not
entirely free: they have setup costs, maintenance costs and time
and productivity costs…”

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