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Office 2007 would cost Massachusetts four times Open Office: Quinn

 

A leading IT analyst recommends that organisations seriously evaluate alternatives to upgrading to Microsoft's next generation of products, Office 2007 and Vista.

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Sunday, 02 April 2006 10:57

Microsoft moves to Maddog's phase 3

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and Microsoft has a problem says maddog

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then they lose. This was the four phase scenario outlined in an interview with Linux evangelist Jon Maddog Hall last month when discussing the likely response of Microsoft to the rise of Linux. Well, a recent interview with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in Forbes magazine indicates that Microsoft has moved into phase three of Maddog's prophetic timeline.

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UK-based research group Ovum says a potential new dispute between the EU and Microsoft concerning the forthcoming Vista operating system has the potential to damage the European software industry through excessive regulation.

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