Microsoft Outlook vs Google Apps

As Google Apps Resellers here in Brisbane, we spend time talking to businesses about their email.

We understand and respect existing IT service providers who have and continue to support Microsoft Exchange and Outlook for a wide range of our website design clients, but we’ve found in most instances that business of all sizes can save money, through license fees and the costs of support time, with a comprehensive move to Google Apps.

This latest campaign (see video below) from Microsoft preys on the association between Gmail and Google Apps.

Many of the comments on You Tube seem to sum it up, “Desperate Microsoft” and a savvy user points out that Microsoft uses Google’s free video service, You Tube, to launch their attack.

What do you think?