Note: This article was translated from Danish to English, using Google translate (so the English is not perfect)
Microsoft Office package including Word writing program will be saved away from Furesø municipality schools. Instead, the program OpenOffice installed
A saving of 360,000 dollars a year. That is what becomes a reality when school children in Furesø Municipality will no longer use Microsoft’s office suite Office, among other things, the famous writing program, Word.
OpenOffice will then be installed on 1,700 computers at Furesø municipality schools.
“OpenOffice is ideal to use in saving lives. It can write, count do presentations – and there are dictionaries. In other words, roughly the same as Office with Word,” said Deputy Head of Training Henrik Bech local newspaper.
This will go with the familiar Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates at the head miss Furesø 360,000-dollars a year.