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Microsoft OneDrive

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Microsoft OneDrive

richardcreedy

Previously Microsoft SkyDrive

OneDrive is a cloud storage facility, similar to Dropbox, iCloud, etc. letting you store files that can be accessed from any computer in the world with an internet connection.

You can access Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint documents directly in your browser. You can even edit files online at the same time as others.

Case studies

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    Cloud computing with SkyDrive
    Elizabeth Richmond of Oasis Training in Plymouth discusses how she has encouraged her clients to use SkyDrive to store, access and send their CVs, as well as other documents, safely and effectively.

Benefits

- More free storage than iCloud, Dropbox or Google Drive

- Access certain types of documents directly in your browser

Office 365 Home allows for up to 5 users (Office 365 Personal is for a single user). Each subscription includes 1 TB of online storage for every user, and can be used across multiple devices.

- 5GB storage plan is free

Considerations

- Very integrated with Windows software and operating systems

- 50GB storage plan price is £1.99

 

Comments

neilhaswell1 its ok
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:10