More on the BPOS news
“The hidden story here is that most large GAPE installations are Gmail-focused. SMBs are using Google Apps as a replacement for Microsoft Office, but large enterprises aren’t. So while enterprises buying GAPE may be paying for e-mail, a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a presentation package, what they’re really using is the e-mail portion.”
Microsoft also cut the list price on its entire Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS) suite, saying it would drop from $15 per user per month to $10. Users have to buy a minimum of 5 seats.