Who Needs MS Office with Google Workspace Editors

We get asked this question a lot by IT and Executives from the over 300 companies we support. That if they can edit MS Office files such as Word, Excel and even PDF inside Google Drive and its Editors, and that the same files can work offline in the web, is there truly a need for maintaining MS Office licenses and the patches that come with it? Simply put, many people who use Google Workspace DO NOT have a need to install Microsoft Office. Now think of the savings in dollars saved and IT man-hours??

Statista: Google Workspace is Leading in Office Technologies
Don’t take our word for it, a report from Statista points that as “As of October 2020, Google’s G Suite controlled around 50.6 percent of the market share for major office suite technologies worldwide. Microsoft’s widely known Office 365 suite is the other major competitor in the market, but Google’s early adoption of web-based online collaboration has allowed it to outpace Microsoft in recent years.”

Source : https://www.statista.com/statistics/983299/worldwide-market-share-of-office-productivity-software/

Larger Enterprise Like Colgate Swear by Google Workspace
Don’t take our word for it, Mitch Cohen Senior Manager, Collaboration Services, Colgate-Palmolive said

“Google Workspace is built for the cloud, with no on-premises legacy,” says Mitch Cohen, Senior Manager Collaboration Services, Colgate-Palmolive. “We felt that Google would continue to be the biggest innovator in cloud collaboration and a partner we could grow with.”
Source: https://workspace.google.com/customers/colgate-palmolive.html

Senstive Industries like Airbus know Google Workspace Dleivers collaboration like no other
Airbus CIO: We dumped Microsoft Office not over cost but because Google G Suite looks sweet

“Everything we do depends on people and people working together, we have incredibly complex products that require people from very diverse backgrounds and specialisms to work together very closely and that is exactly what we are trying to do here.”

Source: https://www.theregister.com/2018/03/15/airbus_cio_interview/