Microsoft has lost another huge cloud deal to Google. Chunks of the federal government and the City of Los Angeles are backing Google Apps. Reports now have it that General Motors is moving from Lotus Notes to Google Apps, giving Office 365 a thumbs down --like I would get trying to finance an Escalade.
It sounds like a deal has indeed been signed (the deal isn't 100 percent publicly confirmed, but it is being reported by The Wall Street Journa), but GM has yet to reveal any public rollout plans. Once in full effect, the deal could mean 100,000 new users for Google.
Google claims to have over 4 million Google Apps, but it remains to be seen how active these are. Do you use Google Apps? If so, fire up the e-mail and let me know why at [email protected]
Posted by Doug Barney on 11/09/2011 at 1:18 PM
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas next month.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new predictive language chat tool for security experts called Microsoft Security Copilot.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it has rebuilt and improved the performance of its Microsoft Teams application, and released a preview of this "new" app for commercial Windows users.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week announced the release of a publicly available and free post-incident hunting tool for organizations using Microsoft Azure, Azure Active Directory and Microsoft 365 applications.
Microsoft this week reminded organizations using Microsoft Teams Rooms devices of a coming July 1 deadline to get their licenses compliant with its relatively new Basic and Pro plans.
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