Google has announced that Google Cloud Connect is now available for all users world over after almost four months since its beta launch in November 2010. Google Cloud Connect is allows Microsoft Office users to sync their files and work with Google Docs. It also allows multi user editing of the same document which means that different team members can work on different parts of the same document in cloud. This will definitely be saving exchange of a lot of attachments.
Google Cloud Connect will allow users to edit and work on documents without leaving Microsoft Office. Once you have synced your file , they keep on updating their backups on Google docs . A unique web url is also generated which can be shared with the people you may prefer. It also facilitates you to make your editing of document online and waits for the time when you go online for syncing the updated document with Google Docs. Google Cloud Connect saves previous versions of the document in case you need to revert to an older version of the document.
In order to use Google Cloud Connect , you can download the plugin from here. Install it and you will start seeing the toolbar in all Microsoft Office documents. You will be needing a google account like gmail. Here is a video that explains the different benefits of Google Cloud Connect.