Amazon announces corporate email service; challenges Microsoft, Google

Online shopping giant Amazon has announced arrangements to offer email service to straightforwardly compete with Outlook and Gmail.

The service seems aimed at corporate clients that right now pay for Google Apps and Microsoft Outlook or other services.

The service named Amazon Workmail enables clients to send and get email, manage contacts, share calenders and book resources using the same email applications they use today including services like Outlook and Google Apps.

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