Can Gmail Crack The Corporate Outlook Barrier?

    April 19, 2005

Adam Lasnik wonders what it would take for Gmail to challenge Outlook in the corporate space.

First off, Google, would need to allow users to send email with their company email address domain. Corporate Gmail would also possibly need a tiered structure with companies paying and possibly getting rid of ads, plus extra features and added security. Oddly, he goes so far as to list release dates:

When can we expect to see this new offering?

September 12, 2005 or April 1, 2006

The second one makes perfect sense, given that Gmail has always announced big things on April 1, but where does 9/12/05 come from? Gotta always wonder if he knows something…

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Nathan Weinberg writes the popular InsideGoogle blog, offering the latest news and insights about Google and search engines.

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