Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office Evolves from DocVerse
On Nov. 22, Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office was released; it will help users build Office documents, save them to Google Docs and share them with other users.Google finally integrated its DocVerse acquisition and on Nov. 22 released it as Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office, a free software plug-in that people can use to create Office documents and save them to Google Docs. Google Docs is the search engine's document, presentation and spreadsheet application suite. Google stores the files users create with Docs in its larger server farms and provisions them over the Internet, or the cloud.
Docs is the Web-based alternative to Microsoft Office, the software giant's own suite of document, presentation and spreadsheet applications. Office, which has more than 500 million users worldwide, is installed locally on users' computers.