Michigan Daily: Google gets nod from University of Michigan IT group considering single campus-wide provider
From an AnnArbor.com report last fall:
Those tools would at least partly replace more than 40 e-mail and calendaring systems the university currently uses -- which amounts to a complex network of information technology systems in an era where fast digital collaboration and communication is critical.
"It’s very confusing," said Ed Adams, chief technology officer and director of computing services for U-M's Ross School of Business, and a member of the committee that will recommend either Google or Microsoft.
Switching systems to a single provider could reduce impact an effort to reduce IT costs by $7 million in 2012, according to the Daily.
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