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SkyDrive and Google Drive Cloud Storage Options

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This powerpoint describes some of the options for Cloud storage offered by Skydrive and Google Drive.

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SkyDrive and Google Drive Cloud Storage Options

  1. 1. ACCESSING DOCUMENTSTHROUGH THE “CLOUD”Comparing Google Drive and Skydrive
  2. 2. Skydrive User Google Drive UserMicrosoft based Google based Windows Google or AppleInternet Explorer Chrome Hotmail Gmail Skydrive Google Drive
  3. 3. Skydrive Options Google Drive Options 7 Gb Storage 5 Gb Storage Word Documents Excel Spreadsheets PowerPoint Presentations OneNote Forms Excel (Form) DrawingUploads Directly Uploads Directly
  4. 4. CREATING ACCOUNTSSkydrive Google Drive Accounts can be  Must create a Google created using any ID account or use a email, even the Gmail address Marshall Public Schools account. Perfect for student emails using Office 365
  5. 5. Skydrive Options Google Drive Both platforms offer a •Create •Upload •Recent Files •Shared •Ability to download to your computer for easy access
  6. 6. GOOGLE DRIVE APPEARANCE
  7. 7. GOOGLE SPREADSHEETSGOOGLE PRESENTATIONS
  8. 8. SKYDRIVE WORD DOCUMENT
  9. 9. EXCEL SPREADSHEETEXCEL POWERPOINT
  10. 10. ORIGINAL DOCUMENT FROM COMPUTER DESKTOP
  11. 11. SAME DOCUMENT IN SKYDRIVE WORDIn Skydrive, Word documents will look andbehave essentially the same.
  12. 12. UPLOADING DOCUMENTSGoogle Drive is capable of opening WordDocument, however, the format of the documentwill change.
  13. 13. SHARING DOCUMENT IN GOOGLE Click the Share button
  14. 14. Share as a link to the document Share with specified individuals. As names are added they will appear here Determine the recipients’ access to the document.Once share and saved is clicked, thedocument is sent.
  15. 15. The recipient receives a link in their e-mail from which theycan access the document. When the user is in the document, this area indicates if other users are also viewing or editing the document.
  16. 16. DIFFERENT PROCESS FOR SKYDRIVE Click the File button Click the Share button
  17. 17. Various options forsharing Checking the second box is a security measure against your document being shared with others who you do not know.
  18. 18. RECIPIENT RECEIVES LINK TO DOCUMENT INEMAIL Not sure if users can work simultaneously or how that would be indicated within the Skydrive work area.
  19. 19. EXAMPLES OF USING SHARE DOCUMENTSWITHIN THE SCHOOL SETTING Teacher Observation Sign-up Sub Plans
  20. 20. SKYDRIVE ALSO ALLOWS USERS TO SHARECOMPLETE FOLDERS OF INFORMATIONClick thecheckbox for theintended folder Click Sharing in the extended menu Follow the same procedure as sharing a document
  21. 21. SKYDRIVE OFFERS EASY SYNCING OFDOCUENTSDrag the little Cloudicon from the hiddenicons menu to the taskbar tray. The cloud icon is easy access to opening up your SkyDrive document folder on the Cloud. Once the folder is opened, documents can be dragged into the Skydrive storage area.
  22. 22. DOWNLOADING THE SKYDRIVE APP Downloading the SkyDrive App allows the user to quickly and easily share documents from their laptop to the Cloud. Download App here: https://apps.live.com/skydrive/app/9a65e47d-606a- 4816-a246-90f54bf7a3ea After creating a document on your desktop, simply select “Save As” and the Skydrive option will appear as one of your choices for storage.
  23. 23. Once theEASILY SAVE DOCUMENTS TO THE SKYDRIVE STORAGE Skydrive app has been downloaded and installed to your desktop computer, simply select the Skydrive option when saving a document.
  24. 24. ADVANTAGES OF USING SKYDRIVE OVERGOOGLE DRIVE 7 Gb storage rather than 5 Gb Looks and feels like Microsoft Applications Can use any email address to create an account or link with an existing hotmail account Shares entire folders Immediately move from Desktop to Cloud by clicking the Skydrive icon When away from the school, Skydrive allows the user to open documents in Web Apps or in the actual Microsoft Office application Doesn’t use as must bandwidth as Dropbox

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