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Microsoft OneDrive Valuable Features

AN
Implementation Specialist - Application Solutions at a music company with 1,001-5,000 employees

I would say the most valuable feature is that it is a Microsoft product so it is well integrated with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and all the other products in the Microsoft suite. In OneDrive, when you use Excel, Word, or PowerPoint it automatically manages the versioning. It is kind of how Google Sheets and Google Drive and all of those products work. Multiple people can work on a Word document at the same time because it is completely integrated and it is an online copy of that document that you do not have to physically move back-and-forth.  

Autosave is always on for everything. That is a very good feature, I feel. Another thing is OneDrive has a version history as well. If you have multiple changes to a document and Microsoft sees it as different versions then you can actually recover different versions in case something gets replaced unexpectedly. For example, if you did something in version five and then you realize that version four was better, you can actually recover that earlier versions in OneDrive.  

The integration between all Microsoft products is a key advantage to OneDrive. I would say that is probably the most valuable feature. Because it is Microsoft and everyone uses Word and Excel almost globally, it works well in sharing those documents. But regardless of if you are a Google user or Apple user, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are still 90% of what the world uses for business tasks. Because everything is integrated with Microsoft, instead of going through Google Sheet and then exporting it to an Excel file, here you just work directly in Excel. It is fewer conversions and fewer problems in that way.  

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Director, Customer Success at SAP

The main feature of Microsoft OneDrive is backing up data.

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Stavros Tsakmakas - PeerSpot reviewer
Junior Middle Office Officer at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees

It is simple to use and it allows me to give me the opportunity to access anything I want from any device.

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ST
Sales Director at TA Power Group Sdn Bhd

OneDrive has so many features that I haven't been through them all yet.

The security features are good for the company's privacy.

They have support for integration with a lot of tools. However, I have not fully studied what is available because I have not used it enough.

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DT
Manager, Smart Agriculture and Food Innovation at a media company with 501-1,000 employees

The ability to share documents is a valuable feature of this product. 

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