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Google Apps vs. Microsoft Office

Google may pose strongest long-term threat to Microsoft's dominance

By , Network World
April 28, 2010 07:02 AM ET

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"Microsoft is very worried in the sense that Google has a lot of recognition, momentum and is putting a lot of dollars and effort into their newer business ventures that aren't related to search," McLeish says. "They're walking a very fine line. While they're nervous and worried, they're not nervous and worried enough to dramatically reduce the cost of Office. They clearly have some insight into their customer base and the potential risk they face. They're delicately managing the pricing to protect their margins."

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