Microsoft Office 365 Vs. Google Docs

Microsoft Office 365 Vs. Google Docs: The Battle Begins... 
Starting the debate with simple topics, the sign-up procedure, many will find Google Docs to be better in terms of speed and simplicity. It is a relatively simple affair to join the Google cohorts, because they have made the interface so. All it takes is a Google account. Microsoft, on the other hand, in a bid to target the larger businesses, makes it a little difficult to start off. 
Product Interface
In a word, ribbon. The famed Microsoft ribbon continues to gain favor for Office 365, as it did for all previous Microsoft endeavors. Face it, even if you wanted to choose Google Docs, you'd still find it easier to use Microsoft Office, because you've been using it before. The ease of use is what makes it the crowd favorite. 
Basic User-friendliness
If you're someone who just needs the basics of the productivity suites, you may go for Microsoft. Office 365 contains all that you will need, arranged in a simple yet descriptive range. The reason that Microsoft takes lesser time to get you started may be because you're already used to it. Office 365 gives a better template range, with the selection grid opening up at the beginning of PowerPoint creation. Google Docs, on the other hand, provides a more detailed usability on some parts, like a side-panel for all edit history for an editing-oriented production. 
Document Transfers
For straight enough reasons, it will be easier to transfer documents from Office 365 to MS Office. There will be problems when you try to get Google Docs paperwork onto the MS Office, since both have different formatting standards. 
Placing your documents online will be easier on Google Docs. It consumes lesser bandwidth as it keeps things simpler on the outside. Here, details like the ribbon may make uploading slower for Office 365 users. 
Login Problems
This may be a negligible point, since the solution is simple enough. Office 365, when used on Firefox, may give you problems regarding logging in. This may be related to the cookies, clearing them up might help. Or else just switch browsers. 
Overall Browser Compatibility
This one's a no-brainer. Each one will work best when used on the respective browser. Google Docs will work best on Chrome and Office 365 on Internet Explorer. Google has claimed that some features on Google Docs get disabled on Internet Explorer, while Office seems to work just fine on Chrome. Both work properly on Firefox, with the above login problem for Office 365.

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