By Julia Strueber
With the Google Chrome OS coming out later this year, “working in the cloud” is becoming a serious option for many private users looking to manage documents, images, and everything else from any computer with internet access.
While this may be an option for the private user, what about the big-money spenders – the businesses? Can cloud computing, like Google Docs, make real time collaboration on documents effortless not only within your own organisation, but also with clients and customers? What about governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, security? Can Google as the more cost-efficient service beat the services SharePoint offers?
As often within the IT industry, the answer is not simply black or white, but rather depends on where you stand. Read on…