Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Top 10 Enterprise Concerns
June 27, 2011 03:30 PM Is Microsoft Office 365 ready to rumble with the ease of use and lower cost of archrival Google Apps? Consider this point-by-point comparison for enterprises.
10. Hybrid Deployment: Advantage Microsoft
Google is a provider of online services, full stop. If you expect to live in a hybrid world, with some capabilities delivered on-premises and some delivered in the cloud, you'll have to juggle that mix on your own. Microsoft has put a lot into letting IT license and manage users across on-premises and cloud-computing deployments with the same administrative interfaces and tools, such as Windows PowerShell. Customers will see on-premises-versus-on-demand users and will be able to manage that mix and move departments, divisions, and business units from within one, familiar management environment.