Google Apps may soon be coming to an office near you, with the internet giant confirming that it is splashing out on a European marketing campaign to lure businesses away from the likes of Microsoft and IBM.
Google's Apps is the company's attempt to wrest businesses away from market-dominant Microsoft Office in offices across the planet.
Declaring that the wing now has 2 million customers, Google said that it would be launching an advertising campaign to get businesses in Britain, along with Japan and France, on its roster.
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The company's figures suggest that quarter of a million businesses have joined Google Apps since June, with 20 million active users when you roll in the non-fee paying students.
Google's marketing campaign will apparently see print adverts and billboards in major airports and train stations.
Of course, for the casual consumer, Google's applications are already online - albeit without the support of the paid-for versions.
Google Docs and Gmail give people a cloud-based alternative to Office, although Microsoft is fighting back with web apps in its 2010 version of its application package - due next year.