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Gartner Guru's Google Guidance

Self-appointed master of the IT universe Gartner is weighing in on the battle between Google Docs and Microsoft's Office Web apps, and the insight is almost insightful.

According to the Gartner aces, Gmail is "good enough" for enterprises. Who said Gartner analysts weren't masters of precise language?

In an even more detailed analysis, Gartner claims Google Docs "isn't there yet." How does that correlate to the famous Gartner quadrant?

The company went on to highlight areas where Google and Microsoft compete, such as in search and mobile computing, something one could discern easily just by looking at Google's product list.

Am I too rough on Gartner? Put on your best thinking cap and tell me why or why not at dbarney@redmondmag.com .

Posted by Doug Barney on 06/28/2010 at 1:17 PM


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