‘Google Cloud Connect for Office is now available to early testers’ stated official Google Enterprise Blog. Google Docs has acquired million of users since its launch. Reason being, it provides real-time collaboration of documents in the browser. Not to forget that Microsoft Office has plenty of users as well. To help those individuals who are still Office users, Google has made a distinctive move. With Cloud Connect, you can use Office, while gaining the benefits available with Google Docs.
Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 users can now sync their Office documents to Google Cloud instantly. Documents are backed-up with a unique URL, accessible from anywhere. All you’re required to have is a Google account.
The technology for Cloud Connect comes from DocVerse, which Google acquired earlier this year. Cloud Connect is not available for Macs because of limited Office API.