We are excited to announce our second major update to Office Online Server (OOS), which includes support for Windows Server 2016 as well as several improvements.
In May, we announced the release of Office Online Server. Today, we are releasing the first significant update to Office Online Server.
We recently announced the ability for co-editors to chat with one another directly in a OneDrive document when working in Office Online. Today, we’re pleased to extend this capability to Office 365 Business and Education customers for documents stored in OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online. Built on the same technology as Skype for Business, the new chat feature is available in all Office Online applications—Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote.
We are excited to announce the release of Office Online Server (OOS), which enables customers to provision browser-based versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote from their on-premises environments.
With the co-authoring capabilities of Office Online, you may find yourself in a OneDrive document with your colleagues at the same time. When this happens, you can now communicate with your fellow editors in real-time via Skype, without leaving the document!
Today, we’re making Office even easier for customers to use with cloud storage providers by adding real-time co-authoring with Office Online for documents stored in partner cloud services, extending our Office for iOS integration to all partners in the CSPP, and enabling integration between Outlook.com and cloud storage providers Dropbox and Box.
Announcing availability of Office Online Server Preview and the new SCOM Management Pack for SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview
In September 2012, we announced availability of the Office Web Apps Server as a standalone on-premises server providing browser-based versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote. In our journey to enable rich viewing and editing experiences through Office in the browser, we’re making available Office Online Server Preview (OOS)—the evolution of Office Web Apps.
Whether it’s drafting a proposal, updating the quarterly budget, or putting the finishing touches on a presentation, creating great content requires teams to stay on the same page. —Read more about Yammer from Juliet Wei.
Document imperfections can be distracting. Rather than producing more new content, you might spend time fixing a typo, correcting a formatting error, or moving a graphic. The latest improvements to Office Online help eliminate these distractions to keep you focused on what matters.
Box announces new integrations with Office Online that will help our joint customers more easily collaborate with documents and digital content.
Last year Office announced an ongoing partnership to create better connections between Office and Dropbox. We continue to work closely with the Dropbox team to make it easier to work with your Office applications and Dropbox. We’ve already connected your Office and Dropbox experience on your iOS and Android devices. Today, the next milestone in our partnership is available, integration between the Dropbox website and Office Online.