Office 365

Office 365 feature focus: Office Online

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Generally when companies roll out Office 365 they typically start with Exchange for email and then SharePoint for content or document management. Some never venture further than that. But Office 365 has so much more to offer. In fact many don’t realise the platform includes an almost complete version of the classic Office suite – with versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Lync, and Project. Initially Office Online, as the Cloud suite is now known, was released as Office Web Apps. In February 2014 it was rebranded to Office Online, as part of a wider refresh by Microsoft.

Office Online is to Microsoft what Google Docs is for Google. Google Docs however takes a different approach and tries to be as simple as possible. Office Web Apps was designed to mimic the features and functionality of the full Office desktop clients. In this blog post we will look at the various features these powerful applications include. Continue reading >>