In light of the latest Google Gmail and Google Apps outages, I asked several industry analysts whether Google's software is dependable enough for enterprises and whether or not the Web is reliable enough as a business platform.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Google Gmail, Google Apps Are Not Enterprise Ready
Google Gmail and Google Apps went dark this past week, creating a firestorm of fury among those using the messaging and collaboration software to communicate or use one of their key enterprise applications. What does it mean when your hosted infrastructure collapses? Analysts from IDC, Forrester Research, Ferris Research and Burton Group weigh in with their thoughts on what the outages mean for Google and the SAAS/cloud computing space at large.continues....