Microsoft’s Office 365 was the favorite cloud service overall so far this year, says research report published by Okta, a Cloud identity management service. Okta collects tons of data about how its customers use other cloud products. Okta Business @ Work Report says that earlier Salesforce.com has held a firm lead in usage statistics, but over the last year Office 365 which has been climbing steadily and finally surpassed it with Box coming in third.
Slack, corporate messaging app leads app growth over the last quarter with a 50 percent increase. More unexpected, PagerDuty, a tool for managing IT incident information was second with 25.5 percent growth. SurveyMonkey, the online survey service was third at 23.5 percent.