Microsoft pushes Office
Microsoft plans to ship new versions of its Office suite and Small Business Server, which bundles the core Windows NT operating system with the SQL server database and internet publishing and communication tools, before the end of the year. Both products were launched last week; Office will tend to infiltrate organisations as they acquire new PCs, while a five-workstation edition of SBS will sell for about £1,082.
Solution 6 goes online with applications Australian accountancy and taxation software supplier Solution 6 is expanding into online application hosting through an alliance with German software giant SAP. Solution 6 is already marketing online access to Web-enabled versions of its own practice management software and SAP’s R/3 application suite to customers in Australia. The company will roll out the service in the UK next year, relying on its accountant customers to target small and medium-sized businesses.
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