Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Google vs. Microsoft battle heats up at WPC 2009

July 15, 2009 Published by

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Google vs. Microsoft battle heats up at WPC 2009
Colin Steele, Site Editor

NEW ORLEANS -- Microsoft's hosted Business Productivity Online Suite hasn't exactly taken the world by storm, but the company is taking steps to boost sales and fend off competition from Google.

Several sources here at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2009 said Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) adoption has not met expectations since its November launch. Since then, Google has ratcheted up the pressure on Microsoft by taking its hosted Google Apps service out of beta and, more recently, announcing its Chrome Operating System.

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