12 Jan 2016
- The cloud office market is still in an early stage of adoption with 13% of identified publicly listed companies using one of the two main cloud email vendors. The rest have on-premises, hybrid, hosted or private cloud email deployments.
- Cloud email services from Google and Microsoft are in use by more than 25% of public companies in some countries and industries. Use of cloud email — even among highly regulated and sensitive industries — has reached at least 8%.
- Among publicly listed companies, Microsoft leads overall with about 8.5% using its cloud email, while just under 5% use Google cloud email. Google popularity increases among smaller organizations while Microsoft leads in all segments, and especially so among larger organizations.
- Microsoft is stronger in all regions, and most industry segments, among public companies. Google is more prevalent in Asia/Pacific as well as in industry segments where there is more competition and less regulation.
Extracted from – https://www.gartner.com/doc/reprints?id=1-2W1YDPO&ct=160112&st=sb