The cloud is coming, cried the crowd. For once, it wasn’t tennis fanatics at Wimbledon, this time it’s Microsoft’s online Office marketing team. KitGuru goes online to see what the fuss is about.
Roll back 30 years and everyone used mainframes, where storage was remote and backed up centrally. So, after 3 decades of technological advance, what does the future look like?
An all too familiar situation where thin, mobile clients access data and applications stored on vast, remote systems.
Nice to see that the world has spun full circle, but does it work?
Thankfully, you don’t have to pay a penny to find out. Microsoft has just launched a free preview programme that will allow you to get into 365 and see if it’s useful – without the need to commit.
KitGuru says: With Microsoft entering the ring against Google Docs, with a ‘paid for’ product – it will be interesting to see who wins