In contrast, Microsoft’s cheapest Office 365 offering, the small business product, costs users $6 per month, or $72 a year. This gives the price edge to Google Docs, but doubtless, Microsoft believes the superiority of Office 365 more than compensates for this difference
The good news for Microsoft is that this will make Office 365 more competitive with Google Docs, which so far, has led the market for Cloud-based productivity applications.
Both Google and Microsoft will continue certain plans free to schools and universities. In Google’s case, they offer Google Apps for Education while Microsoft offers their free A2 plan.
Which of these services, if any, do you use?