Redmond has also lowered the price of Office 2010. For instance, Office 2007 Standard Edition, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, originally cost $399. By comparison, Office 2010 Home and Business, which includes those four apps plus OneNote, is priced as low as $199.
Google's argument, which centers on cost savings and the convenience of cloud-based collaboration, is a compelling one. Question is, will Docs manage to grab a sizable chunk of Office's enterprise market?