Office 365 is Microsoft’s outing into Cloud distribution of product, pushing their Office 2013 product out to clients. Because it allows for an instance to be installed on up to 5 devices for a lower price than their business open license product (1 perpetual license) it’s a far better deal for small businesses or for those users on the go with multiple devices. It’s a huge stab at Google Apps, and to further the punching bag game between both companies, Microsoft did this recently…(from the article over at CNet)
Really Microsoft? Rather than try to co-exist, knowing that both yours and Google’s products appeal to different people…you have to go all Eric Garcetti on Wendy Greuel on us! There is no need in the business world to do jerky things to competitors, it just reinforces an already negative opinion about you when you do.