Today we’re releasing a preview of our new OneDrive for Business sync client for organizations and we wanted to share what this means for users and IT administrators alike. Based on your feedback, we’ve focused our innovation in three key areas: improving sync reliability, enriching the user experience and delivering greater IT control.
Whether you’re an IT Pro or a developer we’ve got some great news! We recently showed you how an administrator can limit file sync to only domain joined PC’s. Today we’re delivering new IT controls to manage how files flow outside your organization and starting the rollout of our OneDrive API for production use.
Today the Office team announced general availability of the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for Android phone. With these apps you can access documents saved to your OneDrive and make edits on the go such as adding comments or tracking changes, right from your Android phone. To learn more about the apps, check out the Office blog post.
It’s been an exciting – and busy – few months here on the OneDrive Team. We’ve been rolling out lots of important design updates to folks using our Android, Windows Phone, and iOS apps. The first major design update came earlier this year on the Windows Phone app. And if you’re an Android OneDrive user, you’ll have noticed our completely redesigned app for Android that we released a few months…
The ability to take OneDrive for Business files offline, apply changes and then sync those changes back is fundamental to helping people manage their files effectively across devices. For the user experience around sync we’re doing a lot of work with our new unified sync client that will bring new capabilities such as selective sync.