Why would you use Microsoft Outlook and Office products when there is much cheaper option available for business users? Email, document editing, and calendar functions provide all in one solutions that are easily integrated thought computer and phone.
In my opinion, Google offers the best email solution called Gmail. Gmail offers ton of space, spam protection, and mobile access. Several gigs of space allowing you to archive all your old messages for accessibility and organization. Spam protection filtering out messages that are known to be malicious.
The ability to access email through your phone so that you can keep in touch with your business contacts. This is by far the best email solution for communication.
Document editing at its best providing access to thousand of options addressing the growing needs of business. One is able to have word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation tools at the touch of a button that are stored for easy access anywhere. Do you have an invoice you need at your disposal for billing? A presentation for clients on a service or Product? Ways to keep track of daily expenses while on the go? Always having your documents available on any platform.
Google Calendar provides access to planning out your day with a key clicks and mouse drags. Alerts of events are sent on screen, through email, and even your mobile phone ensuring that you never miss that important appointment. Google Calendar can be shared, updated and viewed by multiple user so everyone can be on the same page. With Google Calendar, you will never have to worry about missing your meetings again.
If you want to take things to the next level of business, Google offers a business class email solution of 25 GB of storage and 1 GB of Google Docs for $50 per year, per user. This is a drastic change versus the traditional email offerings of Gmail. If you are a power user, and want the best Google has to offer, this option is right for you. 24/7 support through phone and email are also an added bonus that delivers the solutions you need anytime, anywhere.
Using Google Apps takes the headaches out of putting your faith in traditional Apps, as Google Apps is as easy as it comes to use. A much cheaper solution that is available at the touch of a button. It provides an effective interface and accessibility, that give you the tools you need to succeed.