No joke. BI-LO grocery stores went belly up . . . or nearly, and had to find some serious ways to cut spending, free up cash, and move forward into the technological times. They discovered that cloud computing, especially in the form of Gmail and Google Docs, was a free ticket toward happy, up to date, maintenance free computing. Read the whole story here.
My own church based organization uses Gmail as its off-site e-mail access and everyone seems pretty happy. Anyone else using Google Apps at work?