In our latest analysis of market shares controlled by tech giants Microsoft and Google, the battle for traction among SMB’s and enterprises is still fierce. Microsoft’s Office 365 suite still has fewer subscribers than the considerable margin Google Apps has been able to maintain, but the Redmond-based titan is showing no signs of slowing. If you haven’t been following our series of Office vs. Google Apps Showdown posts, here is last month’s infographic we published on the market share changes from April to May:
Microsoft made some notable gains across several verticals, but Google managed to edge out over a point in the government sector. Now let’s see how the two companies fared in June:
Compared to May, Microsoft managed to carve out similar gains in June among retail and technology organizations, as well as schools and universities. Office 365 adoption was also strong among healthcare organizations, with nearly one percent shifting in Redmond’s favor. As for the government sector, the tables seem to have turned for Google, with a solid two-point gain in market share observed for Microsoft last month.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on our coverage of the Showdown as each company makes their own push for the lion’s share of the SMB market. Each week we will publish updated statistics on usage by organization size, industry type, as well as geographic distribution.
Keep in mind these numbers are only comparing the market share percentages between Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps, and do not include other competitors. Interested in how we gathered these numbers? Check out our blog post on where our information comes from.