In October, Google announced that they would let customers who had a current enterprise agreement (EA) with Microsoft to use Google Apps for Work for free until the EA expires. At that point, the customer is expected to begin paying Google the regular subscription fees ($5 per month per user for the productivity apps or $10 per user for unlimited storage).
There has been a lot of media hype over the change, particularly around the claim that Google had not done its homework on the domain name. Don’t believe the hype.
The thinking behind Google’s reorganization goes much deeper than people think, and it’s been in the works for quite some time. Jim Lundy breaks down the new fundamentals, from G to Z.