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Looking for a job at Google? Better know Microsoft Office

Google’s momentum vs. Microsoft Office is in the news today: The New York Times reports that Google has scored “an impressive string of wins” during the past year with big companies opting for Google Apps and ditching Microsoft Office. The story highlights problems for Microsoft including higher prices and complex licensing. IDC analyst Melissa Webster tells the… Read More

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Cloud battle in Berkeley: Here’s why Cal chose Google Apps over Microsoft Office 365

Organizations everywhere are debating the best way to migrate systems to the cloud. And one of the biggest decisions that they face is the best cloud provider for their needs. The University of California-Berkeley just went through an exhaustive process to choose a new cloud-based email and calendar provider, weighing options from both Google Apps… Read More

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Microsoft opens Office subscriptions to masses, with app store — er, ‘marketplace’

Microsoft this morning launched the public beta of “Office 365″ — a new subscription service that lets small businesses pay a monthly fee, rather than buy an up-front license, for programs including Office Web Apps, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and the Lync Online communications service. As part of the announcement, the company also rolled out… Read More