Today at a press briefing in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that Office for iPad is now available. The press briefing was entitled “The Intersection of Cloud and Mobile” and there was plenty of information on Microsoft’s new core:
1) The world will not be defined by the form factors that we have today.
2) Everything we do will be digitized.
3) Improve the fidelity of the interactions with all of the digitized information.
Mobile first: Cloud First. These two, mobile and cloud, are one in the same. Microsoft’s cloud for mobile Empower people to be more productive across all devices. Developers are looking for their canvas to innovate. How can they build on other people’s work. Empower IT so employees can do more and the organization can do more. A cloud for everyone on every device.
Today is a first step. Word, PowerPoint and Excel on iPad. Full Office fidelity and editing capability right on your iPad. This is available today at 11AM PST.