Assuming Microsoft accepts it has no tablet presence and won't for some time, then it needs to get Office to as many tablet users as possible to keep one toe in a booming market. So, why not bring a new Office to the iPad?
Even with the Thanksgiving weekend, there’s been a few notable releases in the document management space. KnowledgeTree announces the release of the Private Cloud edition of document tools, harmon.ie offers SharePoint functionality in LotusNotes, while iNimated offers access to PC documents via iPad. Iron Mountain has also been busy.
A busy week in the document management space. The big event this week was the announcement by Cisco that it will buy Versly, while QuickOffice is still upgrading TouchPad capabilities. Adobe offers PDF functionality for iPad, and Work upgraded its Office 365 offering. DocSTAR and Kyocera integrated for better cloud document management.
This week, Microsoft warns against shifting from BPOS to Office 365 off you own bat, Recommind introduces collaborative and mobile email management, PSIGEN links data and documents in SharePoint, ICG upgrades its redaction software and NextDocs gets a big slice of Series A financing.
New devices, new problems. If you haven’t guessed, we’re talking mobile devices and problems with the management of enterprise content that having a scattered workforce involves. Add to that all the unstructured data that comes in through email, and you’ve got double trouble. Recommind (news, site) is offering a solution to this with the v3.6 release of its Decisiv Email software.
Microsoft (news, site) is making inroads into the SME market for cloud-based productivity and document management services with the recently-launched Office 365. The company is rumored to be including more Microsoft products and services in the cloud-based Office suite, in order to expand functionality on an add-on basis.
Even with the holiday weekend, it’s been a busy week for document management. Alfresco has announced a technology partnership with Ephesoft for cloud capture, Microsoft has finally released SP1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint, Harmon.ie put "social" in document creation, Adeptol upgraded its document viewing platform, while eFileCabinet and Uni-Data & Communications also team up.
Just about a year since the release of the 2010 range of office applications, Microsoft has announced the release of its Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 that gathers all updates to the products so far, as well as adding new ones.
After all the hype, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer finally unveiled Office 365 in New York. For those who were expecting, or even hoping, for something new, it would have been a disappointment. If, however, you were to count the number of times he used the words "collaboration" and "SMB," you get a clear idea of where Microsoft is hoping to go with it.
After months of squabbling between Google and Microsoft over Office 365 and Google Docs, things finally came to a head today with the official, general release of Office 365 by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in New York.
With the general release of Office 365 expected less than a week away, cloud-based enterprise collaboration is about to go mainstream. While there has been a good deal of talk about Office 365 -- probably because everyone likes to talk about Microsoft -- others have been developing their collaboration abilities too, and with the announcement that Box (news, site ) and Google Docs are providing deep integration, another major challenge to Office 365 is now available.
Seems likes like there’s nothing Google won’t do to spoil the Office party. With a major announcement due next week on Office 365 where Steve Ballmer "will share the news," Google already this week has announced integration with Box, and now has made it easier to use Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office.
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