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Is it time to start thinking about a new browser? At least a few organizations think so. Although IE still makes up about 90 percent of the market, a growing number of enterprises say they are exploring browser options, and Mozilla and Firefox, among others, have made steady deployment gains over the past several months. The key to browser flexibility is application flexibility--Web sites and applications written to W3C standards allow browser choice, while other apps rely on a specific browser. If you can find a way to include W3C standards in your applications, you may have a chance to evaluate better--and safer--browser alternatives down the road.