by Guy Creese | May 19, 2010 | Comments Off on Capgemini Group to Sell Microsoft BPOS
Microsoft and Capgemini Group today announced that Capgemini will market and sell Microsoft BPOS (online versions of Exchange, SharePoint, OCS, and Live Meeting) within its Infostructure Transformation Services group.
The interesting thing here is that back in September 2007, Capgemini made a big splash in announcing that it would market and sell Google Apps Premier Edition (GAPE). The market interpreted that announcement as giving an air of legitimacy to GAPE–after all, major league consultants such as Capgemini were signing up to sell it. However, other than a press release announcing that it had installed GAPE at its own customer support center, I haven’t heard a peep out of Capgemini in the intervening 2+ years about its success with GAPE. In six months, it will be interesting to see which Capgemini program has more installs: GAPE or BPOS.
Read Complimentary Relevant Research
Predicts 2017: Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is changing the way in which organizations innovate and communicate their processes, products and services. Practical...
View Relevant Webinars
The IoT In Manufacturing Operations: Where Are We Now?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a paradigm shift for manufacturing operations. Its fanfare creates uncertainty in state-of-the-art technology...
Comments or opinions expressed on this blog are those of the individual contributors only, and do not necessarily represent the views of Gartner, Inc. or its management. Readers may copy and redistribute blog postings on other blogs, or otherwise for private, non-commercial or journalistic purposes, with attribution to Gartner. This content may not be used for any other purposes in any other formats or media. The content on this blog is provided on an "as-is" basis. Gartner shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the content or use of this blog.