Google is making it even easier for MS Office users to use their cloud services. Available to early testers is the new Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office.
From the Google Enterprise Blog:
For those of you who have not made the full move to Google Docs and are still using Microsoft Office, Google has something great to offer. With Cloud Connect, people can continue to use the familiar Office interface, while reaping many of the benefits of web-based collaboration that Google Docs users already enjoy.
Users of Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 can sync their Office documents to the Google cloud, without ever leaving Office. Once synced, documents are backed-up, given a unique URL, and can be accessed from anywhere (including mobile devices) at any time through Google Docs. And because the files are stored in the cloud, people always have access to the current version.
Right now, those who use Google Apps for Business can sign up for the preview program at http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2010/11/bridge-to-cloud-google-cloud-connect.html.