IBM LOTUS SYMPHONY BETA AVAILABLE AT CNR.COM.
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Please [ improve this article] by rewriting this article or section in an . software, and IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , the world's biggest computer-services company, has announced the immediate availability of IBM Lotus Symphony 4.0 Beta to desktop Linux users worldwide through the one-click CNR.com software delivery service. Crowned the 2008 Datamation office productivity software product of the year, Lotus Symphony is a set of intuitive, easy-to-use applications for creating, editing and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. The CNR.com service is a free, easy-to-use software delivery service that currently supports Freespire 2.0, Linspire 6.0, Ubuntu A popular Linux distribution that is noted for its ease of installation and use. Based on the Debian version of Linux and introduced in 2004, Ubuntu is sponsored by Canonical Ltd., London and Montreal (www.canonical.com). 7.04 and 7.10 (32 bit) users and will soon expand to additional popular Linux distributions (http://www.cnr.com/product/symphony).
"We're excited to have quickly broadened the office productivity suite choices available through CNR.com and offer our users this acclaimed application," said Larry Kettler, Linspire President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "Users can now easily download and install this product in its beta phase and help provide valuable feedback while the product gets closer to its official launch."
Lotus Symphony software provides the functionality users need to perform the most common document creation and editing tasks, making it ideal for business and personal projects alike. Lotus Symphony software lets users import, edit and save a variety of file formats including Microsoft Office files. Users can even convert and export documents, spreadsheets and presentations using Adobe(R) Portable Document Format (file format) Portable Document Format - (PDF) The native file format for Adobe Systems' Acrobat. PDF is the file format for representing documents in a manner that is independent of the original application software, hardware, and operating system used to create those documents. (PDF (Portable Document Format) The de facto standard for document publishing from Adobe. On the Web, there are countless brochures, data sheets, white papers and technical manuals in the PDF format. ) files.
"Symphony was designed to provide freedom of choice and freedom from overpriced o·ver·price
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costing more than it is thought to be worth
Adj. commodities," said Kevin Cavanaugh, vice president, IBM Lotus Software. "Symphony and Linux are a natural fit for the growing ranks of businesses and individuals who have better things to do with their money."
Lotus Symphony is based on OpenOffice.org Technology and supports the ODF (OpenDocument Format) See OpenDocument. standard, ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 26300. Lotus Symphony is immediately available to CNR users at http://www.cnr.com/product/symphony.
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About Lotus Symphony
Lotus Symphony is a suite of software tools for creating text, spreadsheet and presentation documents -- the most frequently used desktop tools -- based on OpenOffice code. It supports the OpenDocument format (ODF), Microsoft Office and Lotus SmartSuite formats.
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