Microsoft and Google Cloud Services Weighed by Government Customers

November 29, 2010 By Matt Williams

Budget cuts are driving governments to be increasingly open to cloud computing, so many are watching for which vendor establishes the best track record. Cloud computing typically involves paying a third-party provider to host software on servers not owned or maintained by the software purchaser. Numerous cloud computing providers are competing in the market, but Google versus Microsoft is the cloud clash most are watching. Government Technology sought perspective from a Microsoft and Google cloud customer, both of whom transitioned their e-mail service to cloud computing.

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