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Survey Analysis: Microsoft Outpaces Google in Cloud Email Adoption by Public Companies

Published: 28 July 2017

ID: G00325361

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Mann , Nikos Drakos


We have updated our analysis of cloud email adoption by public companies of different sizes, industries and regions in relation to Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite. Application leaders should use our findings to inform their plans to deploy cloud email solutions.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Overall Cloud Email Adoption by Public Companies
  • Public Cloud Email Adoption Among Publicly Listed Companies, Based on Employee Numbers
  • Switching From Microsoft to Google Public Cloud Email and Vice Versa
  • Company Size and Public Cloud Email Adoption
  • Industry Differences in Public Cloud Email Adoption
  • Regional Differences in Public Cloud Email Adoption
  • Social Media Mentions: Office 365 vs. G Suite
  • Methodology
    • Correction
    • Practices, Assumptions and Caveats
  • Definitions

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