SkyDrive Transforms Into OneDrive

by CodeGuru Staff

Why Microsoft re-branded this service... After months of rumors and public speculation, Microsoft has finally announced that they have officially re-branded their SkyDrive cloud-based storage service to OneDrive.

Microsoft OneDrive is not totally complete yet, however the Redmond based company expects it to be 100% very soon. All current SkyDrive customers will be able to access all of their files on OneDrive, and there will be no interruption to their service during the transition. For all intents and purposes, the move is simply a rebranding, and little else. Microsoft's decision might come as a surprise to those who don't pay much attention to litigation in the U.K., but this move was anticipated by those who have been watching the software company battle it out in court with British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) over the use of the term "Sky”. Read the full story here on eWeek.

This article was originally published on Wednesday Jan 29th 2014
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