Mar 10, 2011

Google Just Released Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office

If you like the collaboration availabe with Google Hosted Documents and if your team still uses Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, then your going to love Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office Documents.  It's now available to download for all Google Apps domains.   Simply download and install the plugin and you can now share, backup and simultaneously edit Microsoft Word, PowerPoint®, and Excel® documents with your co-workers.  No more sending around attachments, all the members of your team can revise the same document simultaneously without the need for sending attachments back and forth.
- Simultaneous editing for Word, PowerPoint and Excel files when using Microsoft Office.
- Google Docs sharing URLs for each Microsoft Office file.
- Revision history for Microsoft Office files, stored in Google Docs just like the document revision history you've been using.
- Offline editing with smart synchronization of offline changes so when you reconnect the changes are syncronized.
- No Microsoft Office upgrade or SharePoint® deployment required and it works with Microsoft Office 2003, Office 2007, or Office 2010.
Give it a try with your domain.