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Google Apps Tops Exchange at Cinram

Citing cost and service issues, the DVD maker turned to Google Apps instead of Microsoft offerings

Cinram International is on the verge of completing a nearly yearlong migration from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps , a move that an IT executive at the maker of DVDs, Blu-ray discs and other media called a "no-brainer."

Andrew Murrey, vice president of IT infrastructure at Cinram, said the company decided to switch to Google's cloud offering last year to avoid the high price of upgrading Exchange and because it wasn't happy with Microsoft's customer service .

"[Google] was much better," Murrey said. "It was a night-and-day difference."

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