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IBM's Lotus takes aim at Office market - Symphony software is its free alternative

"Software industry graveyards are littered with the remains of products that tried to challenge the dominance of Microsoft Corp.'s Office software. Some of the tombstones have the letters IBM carved into them - remember SmartSuite? You can still buy it, but almost nobody does.

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Lotus Symphony Crowned Office Productivity Software Product of the Year by Datamation Magazine for 2008

Lotus Symphony won in the Office Productivity Software category beating out other nominees Microsoft Office, OpenOffice 2.3.1 and Think Free Office.

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ODF testimonials

This page tracks endorsements of OpenDocument from organizations around the globe.

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Document Freedom Day

26 Mar 2008 - 18:55
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IBM Lotus Symphony Overview

This overview of Lotus Symphony was delivered at the annual Lotusphere event in Orlando, Florida, January 20 - 24, 2008. Details regarding the new beta 4 release with respect to programmability are provided in addition to product roadmap objectives.

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