Integration with Office 365 Changes the Nature of File Sync and Share Services
This IDC study describes the new Microsoft Office interoperability features offered by a group of file sync and share (FSS) software vendors that significantly change the nature of working productively in a public cloud environment using Microsoft Office. It reflects the best in a relatively new spirit of cooperation among software providers to improve the value of their software by supporting deep interoperability across important ecosystems."Microsoft has deepened its partnerships between its Office Suite and FSS providers. This ultimately benefits business workers because they can work more efficiently, and such partnerships give them more choice in who they want to use for file sync and share," says Chandana Gopal, research manager, IDC's Multi-Enterprise Integration. "Microsoft has recognized that the adoption of FSS continues to grow within enterprises, and by providing these new integrations, it keep users that demand real-time collaboration on the Office ecosystem."