Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Google’s last gasp attempt to stop the Office 365 juggernaut | Tony Redmond's Exchange Unwashed Blog

Final paragraph from a Google Apps-vs-Office 365 reality check; also see Google Apps => Office 365 Migration Patterns (CASAHL blog)

"The funny thing is that Google had a much better shot at going after Microsoft some years ago. BPOS had horrible reliability and Microsoft had no browser versions of apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The first months of Office 365 exposed some weaknesses too. Since 2011 the landscape has changed fundamentally as Microsoft has proven Office 365 can deliver a high-quality, feature-rich service on a global basis with an impressive array of mobile, browser, and desktop clients. I guess Google wasn’t so worried then because they were winning more deals then. It’s a different matter now and this latest initiative smacks of some desperation. The juggernaut rolls on…"
Google’s last gasp attempt to stop the Office 365 juggernaut | Tony Redmond's Exchange Unwashed Blog
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