Nov. 23, 2010 at 4:19 PM ET
For those who use both Google Docs and Microsoft Office, Google has come up with a plug-in to bridge the gap and sync up the two programs: Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office.
Available only to early testers now, it works on MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (2003, 2007 and 2010 Office versions), syncing up documents, giving them unique URLs and allowing for access at any time through Google Docs, including on mobile devices.
The Google Enterprise Blog has more information about the plug-in, including:
Because of such a rapid, enthusiastic response ("thousands of businesses in just the last few hours," Google says), Google Cloud Connect is no longer accepting volunteer testers. But you can fill out this form and they'll notify you when it becomes available.