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An anonymous GE spokesperson told Silicon Valley WebGuild that the corporate megalith has punted on Google's browser-based office applications in favor of Zoho tools. For Zoho, it's a big step up from popular-with-geeks status and closer to large-scale enterprise vendor credibility. What killed Google? The money quote:

A GE spokesperson who did not want to be identified said their decision was based around issues of personal and corporate privacy, functionality, support, features and Zoho won hands down. The spokesperson said the Google application was intrusive and the ads started to become a nuisance.