Google Links Up to Microsoft Office with Cloud Connect
Cloud Computing is an example of human advancement in computers technology, an enormous leap in the area of technology that is simple and easily understandable to everyone, even with little or no knowledge of computers.
Most of cloud apps are either very costly, or are meant for a larger database. Simple users with simple data have to rely on more costly storage to upload their files to the cloud.
Google Apps is one the best and cheapest of the all cloud apps, and is also free - up to 1 GB of the storage for each user.
Google has recently rolled out Google Cloud Connect Plugin for Microsoft Office, helping users to store their Office documents on the cloud, and is als, typical for Google, free. Google Cloud Connect plugin integrates with Microsoft Office to allow users to share Word documents,Excel spreadsheets and Power Point presentation files.
Google Cloud Connect is one the simplest and easily usable tools in the crowd of cloud-based computing apps. Google Cloud Connect plugin works on Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 in all editions, and supports basic file-types like (.doc, .xls, .ppt). To install and use Google Cloud Connect refer to this tutorial.
Collaboration is included in Google Cloud Connect, allowing multiple users to open and edit a shared Office document, with all updates made by all users saved. This is an ideal way of working, as two users from different locations can work on a single project without hindrance. Versioning of documents with multiple editors is handled by saving a different version of the same file to avoid conflicts, enabling the users to access a Power Point presentation in any of the previously saved states.Continued on the next page