Signing up for Google's Microsoft Office Killer

Paying up for Google Apps

Google Apps Premier has launched and it plans to take on small business customers. Should Microsoft be worried?

Google may undercut Microsoft Office with its business apps subscriptions for a mere $50 per account a year, but there are a few fine print items to consider. Here's a look at the sign-up process and where I hit trouble spots. Step one: Forking over the dough. That's easy enough.

By Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of TechRepublic.