As pointed out by Google’s Vice President of Enterprise, Amit Singh, Australian publication Delimiter reported on a study from analyst firm Telsyte that revealed Google Apps is now second to Microsoft Outlook and Exchange in the country. The news means Google officially passed both IBM’s Lotus Notes/Domino and the GroupWise platform from Novell, which battled for second and third place behind Microsoft up until now:
Yesterday, Telsyte revealed how far the pair have fallen, with new research from the analyst firm placing Google Apps — which only launched in 2006 — ahead of Lotus and Groupwise in terms of Australian market penetration… According to a statement released by the company, it conducted a survey of more than 330 local chief information officers and senior IT decision-markers on their enterprise software use and intentions…“The search engine giant’s Apps suite is now second only to Microsoft’s Exchange for enterprise market penetration in Australia and is ahead of more established products like Novell’s GroupWise and IBM’s Lotus Notes,
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