Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Microsoft takes shot at Google Apps, cuts Exchange Online price 50% - Network World

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.

Microsoft takes shot at Google Apps, cuts Exchange Online price 50% - Network World

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