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Microsoft Lands Army Deal For Office 365
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WKash,
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10/29/2013 | 7:34:01 PM
re: Microsoft Lands Army Deal For Office 365
Readers should note our follow up coverage on Army PEO-EIS blanket purchase agreements with Google as well as Microsoft. See: "Google Or Microsoft? Army Users Get Choice" http://twb.io/164Ayxm via @InformationWeek
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WKash,
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10/22/2013 | 8:46:45 PM
re: Microsoft Lands Army Deal For Office 365
Readers will note this blog from Google was posted 10/22. We learned of the Microsoft news and reported it 10/21. As noted above we are updating our reporting.
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WKash,
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10/22/2013 | 8:44:42 PM
re: Microsoft Lands Army Deal For Office 365
We have subsequently learned Army PEO EIS has also licensed 50,000 seats for Google Apps via DLT Solutions...and are in the process of updating this story.
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10/22/2013 | 4:45:13 PM
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jondough,
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10/22/2013 | 4:45:02 PM
re: Microsoft Lands Army Deal For Office 365
Google is definitely gaining more ground in the Federal space. This article completely omits that the Army also procured 50,000 Google Apps for Government licenses. This was an acquisition activity for both, not a decision to migrate to either. Methinks there is a shill among us. Many of the service academies have 'Gone Google' and it's likely that the DoD components will, too...
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MarciaNWC,
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10/22/2013 | 4:36:42 PM
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Which company is gaining more ground in the federal space, Microsoft or Google?
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WKash,
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10/21/2013 | 10:20:50 PM
re: Microsoft Lands Army Deal For Office 365
It's evident that while Microsoft may still be getting knocked around for its mobile strategy and Windows 8, Microsoft's enterprise efforts -- at least in the government space -- are gaining momentum again (i.e. with this Office 365 order and others; earning FedRAMP P-ATO for its Windows Azure cloud platform, and with it's government-only cloud due online soon.)


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