Two are more expensive more than one?

Mirko Boehm mirko.mb.boehm at
Thu Aug 20 06:03:46 UTC 2015

So they are basically saying “Deploying OpenOffice alone cost us 93% of 500€/user/year as opposed to 200€ for MS Office? That is about the biggest admission of “we don’t know how to do installation management for our IT” that I have ever heard. 



> On 20 Aug 2015, at 07:56, Matthias Kirschner <mk at> wrote:
> You probably saw this article already
> First of all I think it makes no sense to talk about ownership when you
> talk about services. You can say total cost of operations. But that is
> different than when you own something.
> My second question (I hope some Italian speakers can clarify): Do they
> really compare the costs for running Microsoft Office and Apache
> OpenOffice in parallel with just running Microsoft Office??

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