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Google Apps vs. Office 365 vs. Zoho Docs: Cloud-Based Office Suites Showdown

Products Reviewed

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Zoho Docs

3.5/5

At a Glance

Organizations with a broad diversity of operating systems, browsers, and mobile devices will appreciate Zoho Docs' cross-platform consistency.

Pros

  • Comfortable look and feel
  • Solid sharing and collaboration features
  • Works well across browsers and mobile platforms

Cons

  • Formatting consistency is lacking
  • Pricing is confusing; email is a separate cost
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At a Glance

Office 365 has a familiar look and feel, and great integration with the desktop Microsoft Office. It also offers additional tools that make it a leading choice for organizations seeking an online productivity suite.

Pros

  • Excellent file fidelity with desktop Office files
  • Look and feel consistent with Office
  • Generous default storage and attachment size

Cons

  • Limited sharing and collaboration options
  • Poor mobile performance aside from Windows Phone 7
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At a Glance

Google Apps has a comprehensive suite of tools, and powerful real-time sharing and collaboration features. But it doesn’t work well with Microsoft Office file formats--a huge handicap for a productivity suite.

Pros

  • Most cost-effective of the three big online suites
  • Tight integration with Box.net
  • Real-time sharing and collaboration

Cons

  • Poor file fidelity with Microsoft Office files
  • Performance lacking on iOS and non-Chrome browsers
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