Google offers new store and share feature

Google Docs

Google is adding a new feature to Google Docs that enables users to upload and share files without having to connect to their office network.

Each users of Google Apps will get 1GB of storage and the ability to upload files into Google's cloud of up to 250MB.

It claims to then allow colleagues to securely share, edit and update the file from anywhere.

A blog post from Anil Sabharwal, product manager at Google Docs, said: "Now accessing your work files doesn't require a connection to your internal office network."

"Nor do you need to email files to yourself, carry around a thumbdrive, or use a company network drive - you can access your files using Google Docs from any web-enabled computer."

Google Apps Premier Edition customers will be able to upload files in batches and also buy additional storage from $3.50 per GB per year.

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