"Collaboration rather than cost is the reason"
Well yes GS enterprise costs $25 a month - $5 more than Office E3.
"We want people to fundamentally reconsider how they work and move away from old ways of working,"
So we are going to give them a crappy feature limited office package so that they will be busy bitching that nothing works anymore and they will have to colaborate to work out how to get anything done.
" like sending millions of emails around,” said Hennekens."
And we are taking Outlook away to break that too.
My money says at least 10% of them will still need a proper local MS Office install, amd that they will move to O365 within 3 years!