Gartner Research

Cost Model for Upgrading Microsoft Office or Moving to

Published: 28 May 2010

ID: G00200621

Analyst(s): Michael Silver


Organizations must understand how much it will cost to move from their current office productivity suites to future ones. Some may plan to forgo the next Microsoft Office product and choose an open-source alternative, not realizing that this can incur hidden costs.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Migration to Open-Source Office Suites
  • Improvements Over Time
  • The Model
  • Migration Cost Summary
  • Ongoing Costs
  • ROI

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