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This story appears in the August 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Corel's WordPerfect Office 12: Small Business Edition has all the tools an office needs--spreadsheet, word processor, presentation graphics. But how does it work with Microsoft Office files? Pretty well.

WordPerfect reads and edits Microsoft files and saves them so even the pre-installed fonts are preserved for your Microsoft-using mates. The only loose stitch is clip-art formatting: Microsoft Word puts clip art in a text box you can't easily align; WordPerfect lets you drag art anywhere on the page.

Corel
WordPerfect Office 12: Small Business Edition
(800) 772-6735
www.corel.com
Street Price: $350

En Route

Cisco has built its 2800 Series Integrated Service Routers with small-business needs in mind. These routers simultaneously deliver multiple high-quality services while maintaining T1 speeds and protecting your information with security features that include a firewall, VPN and intrusion prevention.

The routers also offer software for telephony services and let you deploy data, voice and telephony on a single platform--even if you have branch offices.

Cisco
2800 Series Integrated Service Routers
(408) 526-4000
www.cisco.com
Street Price: $1,995

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