Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Will Salesforce Deal Jump-Start Google Apps Adoption?

Well, times have changed since the days of Where Have All the Emails Gone?  Or maybe not...

However, Narinder Singh, founder of Appirio, which provides applications and services to support the adoption of both Google Apps and Salesforce.com, claimed that significant number of large corporations have at least launched pilot programs to deploy Google Apps to workgroups of 200 to 1,000 users.

"We have got a bunch of manufacturing and biotech companies" and one large bank that have started major Google Apps deployments, Singh said, but they generally work under strong nondisclosure agreements and "prefer to fly under the radar."

One of these organizations that has gone public is the Republican National Convention, which is running the organization on Google Apps and is also using Salesforce.com, Singh said.

Will Salesforce Deal Jump-Start Google Apps Adoption?

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