Google Taking Apps In The Sky

Much talk lately has been devoted to the “Let’s write off the web office suite” theory. To prove the naysayers wrong, Google is slowly signing up Internet service providers for a “white label” version of its offerings.

For instance, the company today said it has inked a deal with satellite Internet service provider Wildblue that will see Google power the portal starting in the first quarter of 2008. Today the deal involves GMail, GCal, GTalk and Google Gadgets. Tomorrow it could be the Google Office suite. A few more deals with ISPs and suddenly a lot more people will have heard about Google Office. Think about that.

Bonus Link: Nick Carr on The Office Question