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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