Microsoft improves the integration of third-party cloud services in Office (Online/Mobile) and Outlook
In the coming weeks, web-based email outlook.com will get the deep integration of the two most famous and most popular cloud storage systems – Dropbox and Box. This news was published in the official Office blog.
Within outlook.com both services will work exactly as OneDrive – cloud Microsoft. Outlook get quick shortcuts that will allow users to submit their files from Dropbox and Box in the form of ordinary e-mail attachments or links.
The change will only affect new version of Outlook, which was presented around the middle of may 2015 and is still in the process of gradual run inside the user accounts.
In addition, Microsoft announced that now users of Office Online can be shared in real-time to edit documents stored in Box, Citrix ShareFile, Dropbox and Egnute.
Deep integration of third-party cloud services soon, and get the Office apps for iOS that will allow Microsoft partners to conquer the level of implementation achieved OneDrive and Dropbox.
For example, the Box is already part of Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iOS and some other platforms store information in the cloud (ShareFile, Egnyte and Edmodo) will join later.