There has never been a better time for hosted business software! Software available today isn’t the same stuff that was offered by vendors ten years ago. In fact, the notion that hosted software lacks in customization and integration are things of the past. Microsoft’s latest foray in hosted services is a product called Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS). Imagine getting Exchange, SharePoint, and instant messaging all at a cost point lower than Google’s.
CNET article on Microsoft price drop