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Microsoft Rebranding Of Office 365 Web Apps Confusion

Microsoft Rebranding Of Office 365 Web Apps Confusion

Microsoft in all their infinite wisdom (and partly due to Rupert Murdoch) have re-branded several parts of their (relatively) new Office 365 system, again. Please bear with us whilst we explain:


What was Sharepoint (your secure file storage) was then called Skydrive Pro. Skydrive was just the personal version of this, very much like Dropbox, with 7Gb free storage space. These have now been changed and have been re-branded as OneDrive.

Why did this happen? You may well ask. The renaming is due to Microsoft losing a trademark dispute with British Sky Broadcasting. Whoops, should have seen that one coming really, but hey we can't all be godlike.

Not only have they changed the names of these features but the whole system is now called Office Online. That's a change I'm sure we can all live with.

For more information on how to get onto Office Online or if your company needs  migration to the new Office in the cloud then get in touch with us now. We can be your delegated admin and help you improve your workflows.

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