Office 365 versus Google Apps

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Creating an email

Office 365 Enterprise Plan users will be able to connect to SharePoint services using secure https SSL-encrypted connections. The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol provides a cryptographic system for the secure transmission of documents over the internet. So that's all good then? Well, not quite. Although enterprise users will get this protection, professional and small business plan users will not get SSL-encrypted defences. For most small businesses - and professionals for that matter - there is always a need at some point to work with sensitive documentation, even if it is nothing more than the company accounts, which, in this instance, will not be protected.

 

Microsoft has launched its new cloud-based version of the widely used Microsoft Office, in the shape of Office 365, which includes the Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online products. Adrian Bridgwater looks at how it compares against Google Apps.

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