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Microsoft Office 365 vs Google Apps - Which one is better?
Software giant Microsoft and search engine giant Google are ruling the clouds with their application platforms - Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps. But do you know which of these applications is more beneficial for you or your company? Let's take a look at them individually.
Ease of Working
Google Apps allows you to work with a group of people at the same time. You do not need to purchase licenses of documentation suites to gain access for sharing information with others. With just a few clicks, you can share spreadsheets, documents and files with ease. On the other hand, Microsoft Office 365 eases the work at individual levels.
Google apps can be accessed from any platform, be it a mobile, Windows PC, Android, Blackberry, iOS, Linux and Mac. Google Apps allows sharing and editing your documents from any platform thus providing better flexibility for working. On the other hand, Microsoft Office 365 is designed for Windows-based PCs and other Windows compatible devices.
Google Apps provides a storage capacity of 1GB for documents, 25 GB for e-mail and 25 MB for e-mail attachments. Microsoft Office 365 offers a storage capacity of 25 GB for e-mails and 35 MB for documents.
Google Apps is much affordable as compared to Microsoft Office 365. Google Apps cost $5 per user/month of $50 per year. The cost for Microsoft Office 365 is $6 per user /month.
Google Apps is web-friendly whereas Microsoft Office 365 is desktop friendly. You can access Google Apps from your browser. You don’t need to install an additional software or a client.
Conclusion: As per the details mentioned above, Google Apps with better features has much more to offer and can be termed as better in comparison with Microsoft Office 365.