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Google To Steal Office Web Apps’ Thunder?

March 8th, 2010 03:32 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Barence writes “Google has stepped up its assault on Microsoft’s productivity software with the acquisition of a start-up company that allows Office users to edit and share their documents on the Web. The search giant has acquired DocVerse for an undisclosed sum. Product manager Jonathan Rochelle said DocVerse software makes it easier for users and businesses to move their existing PC documents to the cloud, and that Google ‘fell in love with what they were doing to make that transition easier.’ Microsoft said in an emailed statement that Google’s acquisition of DocVerse acknowledges that customers want to use and collaborate with Office documents. ‘Furthermore, it reinforces that customers are embracing Microsoft’s long-stated strategy of software plus services, which combines rich client software with cloud services.’”

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