20 Coolest Cloud Productivity App Vendors

If there were any doubt that cloud computing -- and Google Apps in particular -- were ready for prime time, it dissipated last year when the Los Angeles city government adopted Google's e-mail and on-demand applications under a $7.25 million contract. L.A. chose Google Apps over Microsoft, which competed for the sale. What's more, in early 2009 the company began offering its Google Apps Premier Edition hosted office productivity software through solution providers for the first time.

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