You’ve got to spend money to make money, so they say, but just how much did they say Microsoft Office costs? Office 2003 Standard Edition costs $399 for a single PC.
That’s for your basic four-banger suite: word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and e-mail client with contact manager. The Small Business and Professional editions cost $50 and $100 more, respectively. Even considering discounts for volume licensing, the cost of outfitting just a handful of PCs with Office can easily run into thousands of dollars.
That’s a lot of money to spend on an office suite, even if you do spend most of your workday cozied up with those four applications. Fortunately, there are alternatives: office suites that let you get your work done on a budget. (full story)
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