As Google steals its education thunder, what can Microsoft do?
The Christensen Institute
AUGUST 18, 2016
Many schools, however, have historically not been able to pay the premium that Apple commands for its high-end products and have opted for Windows-based devices. So if most of the software people want is cloud-based and online, why pay Microsoft or Apple for proprietary, integrated software that’s tied in with their operating systems? K–12 purchases of mobile computers. Second, Google’s apps are free for educators, whereas Microsoft makes you pay. Education Blog