Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Top 10 Enterprise Concerns
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.
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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.
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
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