Wednesday, 19 February 2014

SkyDrive changes to OneDrive | 20GB FREE for Enthusiasts


Microsoft SkyDrive has started its transition to Microsoft OneDrive (www.onedrive.com). Today, in a post published by Chris Jones on the Microsoft Blog, the announcement was made for the "global availability of OneDrive"



For existing SkyDrive customers, OneDrive will automatically be available when you login to your existing service, via OneDrive.com or SkyDrive.com. For SkyDrive/OneDrive enthusiasts that signed up to be one of the first to be notified of the service launch, their is an additional 20GB of free storage space up for grabs - check your e-mail inbox now an exclusive code from Microsoft, to redeem this additional space.



Starting with a free base of 7 GB, Microsoft will also give 3 GB to users who connect their camera rolls, 500 MB for users who refer their friends, 200 GB for two years for Surface buyers and 100 GB for Office 365 users. 

Microsoft continue to explain how their service works across multiple platforms:
"We’ve built OneDrive into the latest versions of Windows, Windows Phone, Office, and Xbox. You can even make OneDrive your default storage option, so you never have to worry about whether you are saving files to the cloud: They are just there. If you happen to carry an iPhone or Android phone, or use an iPad, Android tablet, Windows device, or a Mac—OneDrive is available there, too." - Chris Jones, Microsoft.
The service is running and available right now, so take a trip over to OneDrive to try it out. Microsoft said it planned to share details about OneDrive for Business at its SharePoint conference on March 3.