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Google officially has too much money
« on: October 26, 2010, 09:24:03 PM »
I go outside to help the wife with some groceries and up in the sky this is happening.  It took five planes working in tandem.  My kids said that it has been going on all day and that they were reading it at school.  My wife took the pic for me.

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2010, 09:47:37 PM »
What does it say?

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2010, 09:51:20 PM »
google.com/gonegoogle which links to a pretty aggressive ad.

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2010, 10:39:25 PM »
 "reports indicate that the momentum Google built up is now shifting to Office 365 and back to Microsoft. Given Microsoft still has the home turf advantage it is unlikely Google will be able to shift it back."

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/netsys/article.php/3909386/Cloud-Wars-Microsoft-Office-365-Takes-the-Battle-to-Google.htm

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2010, 01:55:29 AM »
Few have even seen the new Office 365 software, so this guy may be digging Google's grave a bit early in this analogy. Google can still pick up part of the market that doesn't want to pay and use that to pull customers further into their world. Interesting article though.

In the end, a lot of businesses will probably stick with MS as they have throughout all the years of Star Office and Open Office alternatives.

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2010, 07:51:46 AM »
>Few have even seen the new Office 365 software

In the small business version you will only get web apps and they are still in beta. However, the enterprise version is a standard Office Professional Plus package connected to the cloud and this is the edge that will lead Microsoft to success in this market.

Honestly. Who want's to use a web app regardless of what cache features they may implement? In my opinion the web app is for when ever you are away from your primary computer. The great thing about Office 365 enterprise is that it is the good old suite of office applications as we know them today but we no longer have to worry about the domain controller/Exchange/Sharepoint server because it's all in the cloud

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2010, 08:48:21 AM »
But MS already has the Enterprise market wrapped up. Google was never a serious contender in large scale enterprise installs. I can't imagine a corporate IT department running Google Apps for their word processing, etc. So in that sense MS is certainly putting the nail in the GG coffin.

I always got the impression that most of the Google market for these online apps was for the people who wanted something for nothing.

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2010, 09:38:50 PM »
>too much money

Looks like they're burning some off.

Google Is Now Providing Servants To Its Employees

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-is-now-providing-servants-to-its-employees-2010-10#ixzz13b4FYNxn

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Re: Google officially has too much money
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2010, 01:25:00 AM »
"reports indicate that the momentum Google built up is now shifting to Office 365 and back to Microsoft"

Please let this be true!!!!