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Microsoft OneDrive For Business
Microsoft OneDrive for Business gives you online storage that works seamlessly with the tools you use every day to create, communicate, and collaborate from your PC/Mac or your iOS®, Android™, or Windows device. Do more wherever you are with secured, reliable cloud storage for your business. Get the right storage for your files. You can access your files anytime, anywhere on the web. A fast, intuitive browser experience makes it easy to manage, upload, and share files. And syncing files to your PC or Mac is simple, so you always have the latest version, whether you’re working online or off.
What is Microsoft OneDrive for Business?
Microsoft OneDrive is the cloud service that connects you to all your files. It lets you store and protect your files, share them with others, and get to them from anywhere on all your devices. When you use OneDrive with an account provided by your company or school, it’s sometimes called OneDrive for Business.
“Essentially the concept of OneDrive is simple: upload your files, and access them from anywhere. You have about 7GB of personal storage, or more depending on things like whether you have a Windows Phone associated to the account, or if you spend more to get more. Making simple collaboration possible.” – Sharegate.com
Benefits of Microsoft OneDrive for Business?
Personal Cloud Storage for Employee Collaboration – Microsoft OneDrive for Business gives employees a place to store files and work on documents that is accessible from anywhere. People can generate documents within their OneDrive space or upload documents and files and have a multitude of tools at their disposal to organize their personal content. One of the biggest advantages for OneDrive for Business is that it empowers users to easily interact with MS Office files. Business users with OneDrive for Business have the full functionality of PowerPoint, Word, Excel and most other Office 365 applications that interact with it seamlessly in multiple ways.
Share Files and Manage Security – Microsoft OneDrive for Business enables users to securely share information and control levels of security via direct access or links for editing or viewing files. This can also be done at the folder level within OneDrive to enable access to a set of files or folders within the drive.
OneDrive Has A Mobile Device App – Microsoft OneDrive for Business can be installed on and synced to any Android or Apple mobile device or laptop and is super easy to use. Some licenses enable organizational controls around which devices can access Microsoft OneDrive for Business information, and from which IP addresses and domain users can connect to their OneDrives for Business.
Microsoft OneDrive for Business Integrates with Microsoft Teams, Exchange Email and SharePoint – The personal “Chat” spaces in Microsoft Teams that enable shared persistent chat conversations with one or more users utilize OneDrive for Business to enable those users to share files. When you upload a file to Teams, it is actually uploaded into your OneDrive for Business and automatically shared with the other users in your chat.
Syncing Files – The Microsoft OneDrive for Business application for Mac and PC allows for the syncing of files to a user’s computer. It also enables the syncing of documents stored in SharePoint sites, which makes it all the more powerful for organizational collaboration.
Co-Authoring – This live editing feature can be done by multiple users at the same time. You can view the edits that a user is making as you work on documents together.
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