Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps – which way to go?

In an enterprise, the Owner/Manager/CEO comes across a decision – how to cut cost without affecting the efficiency of the employees. In this era, when people are debating openly in-favor or against Open Source or Closed End technologies, you need to decide the best way to go. If we compare Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps, there are quite variations and i’ll give all votes to Microsoft Office 365.

Office 365 has grown from a weak sibling to a major source of revenue for Microsoft. It provides all relevant features which all organizations require, around the clock. All an executive requires is an Internet Enabled Device and he is hook to his email courtesy Microsoft Exchange, or editing documents with Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Gone are the days, when companies used to pay heavy amount for the licensed version of Microsoft Office, whose half of the components were irrelevant to a normal user. With Yammer, you are mixing your desktop with conference room and have all features at one place. Google apps on the other hand, haven’t posed much competition to this excellent product from Microsoft Stable.

Further reading –

 

Microsoft incorporates an Intelligent Social Layer, Groups Feature To Office 365

Microsoft combined Cloud with big data analysis and social networking to rethink some of the most inefficient workflows in the business, today. “The Office Graph”, launched as a sneak peek will be launched widely in the second-half of the year. It will slowly find its way in all Office 365 applications. With video portal added in Office 365, Microsoft launched the Office 365 SDK for Windows 8 and Android.  http://tcrn.ch/1fCmACV