Firms seek replacement for Microsoft and Adobe software

Tight IT budgets are forcing large numbers of companies to look at swtiching to free enterprise software.
Written by Tom Foremski, Contributor

I didn't realize the backlash against Microsoft and Adobe was quite this bad:

A survey commissioned by Global Graphics found that one in four firms of 1,000 employees and more, are looking at free software to replace Microsoft applications.

About 40 percent of those firms are looking for software to replace Adobe.

The survey questioned 300 CIOs in the US, and 100 CIOs in the UK. Tight IT budgets were the main reason for the switch.

The full report is here.

Global Graphics offers a free PDF creator aimed at enterprises.

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