Will Free Office Suites Supplant Microsoft as the Industry Leader?

“Quite a bit of talk has arisen today over two of Microsoft’s
competitors (Google and IBM) offering free office suites in an
attempt to supplant Microsoft as the office king. And now that this
is happened, some are wondering if Microsoft will finally face
reality and offer its own Office product for free so it can

“The possibility of having Word, Excel, Powerpoint and the rest
for free sure sounds awfully nice, but if you think Microsoft would
give it up for free, you’re dreaming…”