European Commission Can't Find Competition For Microsoft

06/25/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission, a thorn in Microsoft's (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) side for its antitrust campaigns against the software giant, is falling short in its own internal attempt to promote more competition in the technology sector.

The European Union executive has so far not followed its own policy that it purchase office software and operating systems with open standards as well Microsoft products.

"For the moment we are working in a Microsoft environment," said Christos Ellinides, director of corporate IT solutions and services, who recommends software for the Commission.

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