"consider an alternative: upgrading Office with Google Docs", writes Google

Google encourages customers to consider an alternative: upgrading Office with Google Docs, if they’re considering upgrading Office with Office 2010. “Google Docs has been providing rich real-time collaboration to millions of users for nearly four years. It lets employees edit and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in the browser from anywhere in the world. Of […]

Google encourages customers to consider an alternative: upgrading Office with Google Docs, if they’re considering upgrading Office with Office 2010. “Google Docs has been providing rich real-time collaboration to millions of users for nearly four years. It lets employees edit and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in the browser from anywhere in the world. Of course, you probably already own Office 2003 or 2007 (or maybe Office 2000?), and there’s no need to uninstall them. Fortunately, Google Docs also makes Office 2003 and 2007 better. For e.g. you can store any file – including Microsoft Office documents – in Google’s cloud and share them in their original format (protected, naturally by Google’s synchronous replication across datacenters). Plus, in the coming months, Google will enable real-time collaboration directly in Office 2003 and 2007, as you can see in the video below. Google Docs represents a real alternative for companies: a chance to get the collaboration features you need today and end the endless cycle of “upgrades”,” writes Google. For more information on the choices available to you, check out the summary below:

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Google Apps and Google Docs

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