Tuesday, May 17, 2011

It's Cloudy in the Online Productivity Software Space

In what appears to be a big head scratcher, Oracle has entered the online office tool space.  Oracle Cloud Office is just that, a cloud based office productivity suite.  It includes word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and drawing applications.  Oracle also announced its release of OpenOffice 3.3 office productivity suite.  OpenOffice is a desktop based office productivity suite.  It includes connections to Oracle's E-Business suite and Business Intelligence Solutions.  Oracle's play here is anybody's guess.  But, this could potentially drive cost and complexity out of office productivity applications.

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