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Office 365 Price Shaved

Facing competition from Google Apps for Business, Microsoft just cut the cost of Office 365 by 20 percent.

I think Microsoft is looking for more market share. The company, though, argues increased efficiency and more customers led to better economics.

The software, which is as full-featured as the on-premise counterparts, now costs between $8 and $22 a month per user.

If you are curious as to how Office 365 stacks up to Google, check this out. This story is based on actual users, who gave the edge to Microsoft for more features, better manageability, and less training, while Google ruled on price and was a better fit for smaller organizations.

Posted by Doug Barney on 03/20/2012 at 12:47 PM


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