Everything you need to choose the right cloud office suite for you.
Creating documents and spreadsheets and presentations, sending emails – any office-based business relies on these activities every single day. Choosing the right office applications can make such a huge difference to how well a business operates, and this is just as true when moving to the cloud.
BoxFreeIT has put together a list of articles and fact sheets to help make it easier for businesses to make one of their most important decisions – which cloud productivity suite will they choose?
There are two main competitors, Google Apps from Google and Office 365 from Microsoft. There is a lot of overlap in applications and features between the two, but also some noteworthy differences.
If you would like to see a comparison or analysis that is not listed below, please add a request in the comments at the end of the page.
This page contains:
- An introduction
- Compare in detail
- Platform – Mac vs PC vs iPad
- Buying advice
- Case studies
1. An introduction
Descriptions of the applications within each suite.
The apps inside Google Apps: An overview
Microsoft’s Office in the cloud: An Office 365 overview/p>
Fundamental differences which could make one suite a clear winner for your business.
3. Compare in detail
Analysis of feature sets within the suites.
10 reasons why Google Spreadsheet is better than Microsoft Excel Web App
Voice and video collaboration
4. Platform – Mac vs PC vs iPad
How well do the suites work on other platforms?
Using Google Apps on the iPad
5. Buying advice
How to make the right decision for your business.
Microsoft SBS 2011 vs Office 365
Microsoft SBS 2011 vs Office 365 comparison chart
6. Case studies
First-hand experiences from businesses that have already chosen a cloud productivity suite.