Nicole Hartman- Vasquez
I have researched the different alternatives to products besides using the very familiar Microsoft
Product line. There are many different products, and names to choose from for home and office and
Each has had great feedback as well as not costing as much to maintain or costing nothing at all. Before
Starting this information, I thought that Microsoft was really the only choice because it has had the
Upper hand on sales and word of mouth for so many years. It is a very well known product, that not
Only has the name, but it stands up to be one of the best. It is a product that is very hard to compete
With and some don’t try to compete. These companies try to give consumers other alternatives then
just the same products that has always been around.
As far as Web browsers go the ones I have seen that have the best
feedback is Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Linx. These Browsers seem to have the same qualities as
Microsoft products. These products have great stability and security which actually matches the same
offered by the competitors. They also offer free downloads. The only difference in Lynx and the others
tested is that it is a text only browser which is what some businesses only need.
Word processors and Spreadsheets Is a great home and office tool used by millions every day. There are
so many alternatives to the product instead of falling onto the use of Microsoft products. He one I have
seen researched the most s OpenOffice.org. Unlike Microsoft they don’t force you to make upgrades to
continue to use their product and the cost is nothing to get it either. It adapts well into the Office setting
And isn’t as confusing. Presentation software has always lead me to use PowerPoint by Microsoft
because it is the familiar choice to use. I have found that many have chosen to use...