VA could give MS Office the boot

Posted by Fettoosh on Feb 24, 2012 12:21 AM EDT
Federal Computer Week; By Alice Lipowicz
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With an eye on reducing ongoing software costs, the Veterans Affairs Department said it is exploring alternatives to Microsoft Corp.’s longstanding Office Suite productivity software that has dominated federal desktops for two decades. The VA currently owns and operates the 2003, 2007 and 2010 versions of Office, which include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and which are being used by more than 300,000 VA employees. Use of the integrated software suite has provided for interoperability between the VA’s many units.

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I'm hopeful..but not counting the chickens yet. Ridcully 0 616 Feb 24, 2012 2:57 AM

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