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Microsoft targeting Dropbox & Google customers

ANI  |  New York [U.S.A.] 

Tech giant is targeting its rivals Dropbox, Box, and by offering to buy-out customers' existing contracts if they make the switch to its file-hosting service for Business.

for Business will be free for upto three years for customers with existing contracts at the competing services.

According to TechCrunch, aims to attract customers who were interested in trying out for Business, but are locked into other services.

However, the offer, which runs starting today through June 30, is not open to just anyone.

is specifically poaching enterprise customers with this deal, as it requires the business make a minimum 500 user commitment to OneDrive.

They also can't be an existing customer of OneDrive or Office 365.

But, the tech giant isn't just relying on offers like this to entice customers.

The platform has also rolled out upgrades which include securing external file sharing; a files-on-demand feature that doesn't use local disk space; multi-geo capabilities for multinational organizations; a called Files Restore; and expanded capabilities, including of Office files and drag-and-drop, on iOS.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 07 2018. 14:35 IST