Google and Microsoft: Competition?
While Google would clearly love to replace Office in corporate accounts, the company is also apparently pleased if you use Office and Google together. The latest pitch is for corporations to keep Office and use Google Apps to store files in the cloud. This allows users to get at the files from nearly any device while still using the familiar Office interface.
Microsoft has its own Office cloud strategy, which Google is clearly trying to blunt. Do you trust either to store your personal or work files? Let us all know by writing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Doug Barney on May 17, 2010 at 11:53 AM