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Introduction

The consumerization of enterprise IT continues to impact the way that employees communicate and collaborate within teams, among partners, and with customers.

Highlights

  • The consumerization of enterprise IT continues to impact the way that employees communicate and collaborate within teams, among partners, and with customers.
  • Google Hangouts is designed for use across any business function or industry, especially where work patterns are evolving to accommodate true enterprise mobility.
  • Some IT departments and system administrators may want greater levels of feature control and audit capabilities, so detailed inspection and evaluation are recommended.

Features and Benefits

  • Discover the strengths and weaknesses of Hangouts, and the opportunities and threats facing Google in the enterprise online meeting market.
  • Understand the sweet spot for Google Hangouts and other key facts about the product.

Key questions answered

  • Why consider Google Hangouts?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of Google Hangouts?
  • What are the opportunities and threats facing Google in the enterprise collaboration and online meeting market?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider Google Hangouts?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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