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PC Week: StarOffice still an understudy

Oct 04, 1999, 17:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Grant Du Bois)

"Sun Microsystems Inc.'s StarOffice is not about to displace Microsoft Corp.'s Office any time soon, but some IT departments are beginning to evaluate the merits of the upstart productivity suite."

"The free StarOffice suite comprises word processing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics and other productivity applications. It runs on Windows, Solaris, OS/2 and Linux..."

"At least one enterprise isn't reluctant. First Federal Bank FSB plans to deploy StarOffice 5.1 to users within the next month, according to Mark Kelly, head of network/technical support at the bank."

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