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Feature Google Apps App/Service Office 365 App/Service Small Med. Large Comparison
Word Processing
*Productivity Suite
Document
*Google Docs
Word
*Office web Apps
GA/365 GA/365 Neither Both have an easy-to-use intuitive interface. Word looks very similar to its Office 2010 desktop variant, and therefore, probably better suited for users already familiar with the product. Although both applications are most likely more than adequate for your everyday user, Word might take slight edge due to smoother performance.
Presentation
*Productivity Suite
Presentation
*Google Docs
PowerPoint
*Office web Apps
GA/365 GA/365 GA/365 Again, Office 365/Office 2010 products have a very familiar look. Both more than suitable for large enterprises when considering that advanced presentation is often left to experienced designers, not productivity suite users.
Spreadsheet
*Productivity Suite
Spreadsheet
*Google Docs
Excel
*Office web Apps
  GA/365   GA/365   GA/365 Probably biggest disparity amongst applications. Excel is the clear winner, due to most users being much more acquainted with formulas and the idea that Spreadsheet’s cell selection and formula editor is just awful.
Other
*Productivity Suite
Form and Drawing
*Google Docs
OneNote
*Office web Apps
GA/365 GA/365 365 Google Apps Forms helps to make up for its lacking in the spreadsheet department. Google clearly understands the need for validated data entry. However, one can achieve the same effect (validated form data entry) with SharePoint Online. SharePoint is a more professional approach to this, with backend database support, hence the non-suitable mark for Google Apps
Google’s Drawing application was must likely created for users restricted to a single web browser or Chromebook. Similar to Microsoft’s Paint program with a few extra features.
OneNote is probably one of the most underrated – underutilized - applications on the market. If it every catches on, it could potentially replace the majority of work once done on word processors, as it is more ideal means to organize disparate information. The interface is almost a spitting image of the Office 2010 desktop version.
  Sharing & Collaboration Document
Presentation Spreadsheet
and Drawing
Word
PowerPoint
Excel 
OneNote
  GA/365   GA/365   GA/365 Google has real-time collaboration on everything except forms. Furthermore, the means for collaboration, a color-coded legend listing each collaborating user at the top right of your screen that corresponds to highlighted entries on the document, is simple yet highly effective.
Office Web Apps also has near real-time collaboration with the added bonus of allowing desktop users to connect with users in the cloud. However, changes aren’t seen until a coauthoring user saves changes to the document. Furthermore, changes are limited to access controlled objects or areas of a document.
Google might get better marks here for simplicity or ease-of-use. Also, a asterisks might be appropriate under the Office 365 App/Service column as different limitations on co-authoring exists for each Office Web Apps application.
  Offline Editing Document and Spreadsheet Word
PowerPoint
Excel
OneNote
  GA/365   GA/365   365 Google only supports offline editing for Document docs and spreadsheets on the Chrome browser only, while Office 365 supports Office Web Apps in its entirety. A major downside to Office 365 offline editing is that you have to license the desktop versions of these apps which will set one back major bucks!
  Document Sync Document, Presentation and
Spreadsheet
Word
PowerPoint
Excel
OneNote
  GA/365   GA/365  365 Ironically, Google has a product called Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office that allows a user to sync their Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents with Google Apps. Again, Office 365 supports Office Web Apps in its entirety, but with that major caveat of having to license desktop Office software.
  Document Navigation & Search N/A
 
  N/A   GA/365   GA/365   Neither Office Web Apps folder navigation is super clunky while Google Apps takes some getting used (just as Gmail did with its labeling system). Office Web Apps has better right-click/shortcut menu navigation though. Given Google Apps search bar and ability to attach documents to multiple folders that aren’t necessarily part of the same folder hierarchy, I’d say Google Apps is the better of the two options. On the other hand though, both could be said to be a long way off from being suitable for large enterprise environments. Conversely, SharePoint Online might be Office 365’s saving grace in this respect.
  Import & Expor

Document, Presentation and Spreadsheet

 Word
PowerPoint
Excel
OneNote
  GA/365   GA/365   Neither Manual importing and exporting of documents for both services are fairly straightforward. Google Apps allows you to import multiple files and even entire folders, while Office Web Apps has a pretty good drag-and-drop feature. Migration of entire files systems isn’t available for either service, which is why both fail at being suitable for large enterprises.
  Revision/Versioning

Document, Presentation Spreadsheet 
and Drawing

 Word
PowerPoint
Excel
OneNote
  GA/365   GA/365   Neither Both have pretty decent features for both viewing and restoring revision history. However, both fail to support CVS (Concurrent Versioning System), which makes them bad candidates for large enterprises.
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