For companies with modest requirements, needing to create and manage mostly simple documents, Zoho Business is a credible alternative to a local application suite such as Office. It does a reasonable job, is easy to use and requires little in the way of setup or maintenance. It’s also way, way cheaper. Make any real demands on the Zoho apps, however, and users may start to turn back to their desktop apps. Simply to get the functionality and performance they need, which all too soon runs out when Zoho Business is pushed hard.