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Will Google Apps truly encroach on Microsoft's domain?

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  1. Mr.Cheeks

    Mr.Cheeks 1st ever Gold Member! Gold Member


    Will Google Apps truly encroach on Microsoft's domain?

    Mountain View (CA) - If there's any one element of the Google growth strategy that seems perennially iffy, it's the company's approach to applications. It's almost impossible to know how well the company's Google Pack freeware applications software package, released last January, is faring in the "market," because usually in order to have a market, money has to be transacted. If downloads truly are having an effect on sales of the leading applications software on the planet, Microsoft won't say, probably for good reason.

    Generally, the sense to be found in Google's applications play is that it extends the visibility of the Google platform, which makes that platform more attractive to advertisers - and that's supposedly where the real market lies....

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