Even after a strong controversy and an apology, Microsoft is not the first time to withdraw the unlimited amount of OneDrive storage services. But for business subscribers, the company will still give some face. According to foreign media reports, Microsoft will provide an unlimited amount of storage for some of the Office 365 enterprise users, launch time is in the next few months. Here is a statement from Microsoft on the topic:
Subscribe to the Office 365 senior business / government / education packages of customers, will usher in unlimited amounts of for Business OneDrive storage. You only have to subscribe to the following formula (5 or more):
- Office 365 E3 E4, and, E5 Enterprise
- Office 365 E3 E4, and, E5 Government
- Office 365 Education
- for Business Plan OneDrive 2 / Online Plan harePoint 2
We will start from the end of this month to provide these customers with increased storage (first raised to 5TB from 1TB), is expected to be completed in the end of 2016 3. After this, if the customer needs additional storage, you can contact Microsoft support for.
Consumer grade Office 365 subscribers and other Office 365 enterprise packages of users, will remain the same as the current 1TB store. Just Microsoft suddenly to the business customer courtesy, many people may annoy. Apologies, the company also said that most of the for Business OneDrive users with less than 1TB of storage capacity.
Of course, for Business OneDrive is not the whole of the news.
First, Microsoft Windows and Mac platform for the introduction of a new generation of synchronous client (Windows 7 / 8 - 8.1 need to wait until the 1 quarter of 2016 - in addition to support OS X Mac 10.9 and above), Windows version of the client with immediate effect, Mac version of the client will be on the line before the end of 12.
It provides improved reliability and performance, can be selectively synchronized, supports up to 10GB size of the file, and the abolition of the 20000 file synchronization restrictions. For Business OneDrive is now supported, and SharePoint will be supported in the future.
Secondly, OneDrive mobile client also ushered in the update. For Windows OneDrive 10 Mobile brings the full support of viewing, editing, deleting, sharing, and uploading, and for Business OneDrive customers.
For iOS OneDrive mobile client will soon usher in the update (2015) and support for offline storage, even though the Android version has been supported in September 2015 (Windows 10 Mobile users will usher in the 2 quarter of 2016).
OneDrive for Business December Product 2015 Updates Microsoft
In the end, Lens app for iOS Office will enable the "direct upload content to for Business OneDrive" functionality, and Windows 10 Mobile and Android applications will need to wait until the 1 quarter of 2016.