Am I being irrational and old fashioned here?
A teacher here basically wants us to stop using MS Office and start using google docs and drive for everything, including document storage. His reasoning is that google docs is available free, available outside school for anyone with an internet connection to use. Much easier for collaborative learning and It will be cheaper for us to operate as we would need less network storage, no MS license, less powerful PCs.
The issue is that basically, I don't like cloud services, I don't feel sufficiently in control of them, I don't like having sensitive documents in the cloud, especially when there are big data breaches being reported almost every day, I don't like having to rely on an internet connection to do everything (even though our internet has been excellent recently). It adds a level of complexity that I'm pretty convinced a lot of our users won't take to. Ultimately I don't feel comfortable using them but his evangelising about it is making me feel like a luddite.
We are a pretty old school setup and I like it, I feel in control of it. We have fought tooth and nail to bring everything in house, under our complete control and out of the hands of unreliable, faceless suppliers (website, mail, filtering, broadband provision, finance package,) and it's not somewhere I want to revisit.