<img alt="dcsimg" id="dcsimg" width="1" height="1" src="//www.qsstats.com/dcsuuvfw300000gkyg9tnx0uc_3f7v/njs.gif?dcsuri=/index.php/c/a/IT-Management/8-Epic-Tech-Launches-of-the-21st-Century-So-Far-832255/7&amp;WT.js=No&amp;WT.tv=10.4.1&amp;dcssip=www.cioinsight.com&amp;WT.qs_dlk=XEPh1kFS1YfUUFg8znWNXAAAAAk&amp;">
 

Google Apps For Business

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 01-10-2012 Print

With the second decade of the 21st Century well underway, we thought it was a perfect time to pause and consider the remarkable products and technological innovations we've seen so far. The past 11 years have ushered in a parade of disruptive, life-altering (and business-altering) products and services that have settled so firmly into our everyday lives that it's hard to remember how we functioned without them. In the process, these innovations have rewritten the rules of enterprise IT, reshaped the ways in which we communicate, and revamped our workplaces. The eight technology innovations on this list were chosen based on the impact they've had in our work environments, our personal lives, or both.

3

Microsoft still rules the enterprise with its Office and Outlook solutions, among its many other services. However, the cloud-based Google's Apps for Business platform could end up being an enterprise contender. The company claims that 4 million businesses are already using the service including, most recently, the City of Pittsburgh, PA, the University of California at Berkeley and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).



 

Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...
eWeek eWeek

Have the latest technology news and resources emailed to you everyday.