StarOffice 8 Is Offices Toughest Rival Yet

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2005-09-27 Print this article Print

Review: Sun's office productivity suite boasts improved apps, good extensibility and compatibility.

StarOffice 8—the latest version of Sun Microsystems Inc.s inexpensive, cross-platform office productivity suite—stands up better than ever next to Microsoft Corp.s market-leading Office in terms of features, extensibility and compatibility.

Click here to read the full review of Suns StarOffice 8.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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