rollapp1 rollApp Releases Open Office To The Cloud rollApp Inc. released today a free beta service that provides users with online editions of Open Office, integrated with GoogleDocs and DropBox. It provides SMBs with a solution that combines all the rich functionality of traditional office suites with all the benefits of cutting-edge cloud platforms: on-demand scalability, anywhere access, no install/support pain, and reduced cost.

This beta program has more than 10 popular software packages, including Open Office tools for editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. rollApp plans to gradually add more applications and, once the platform is tested with the top-100 apps, it will allow open submission of applications by third-party vendors.

Applications on rollApp are available online and fully integrate with popular cloud storage systems. Users can access applications via conventional browsers, such as Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and Safari, and work with their existing GoogleDocs or DropBox files in one, browser based environment. rollApp plans to integrate with more cloud storage providers, as well as to deliver user experience on leading mobile platforms.

The ultimate vision of rollApp is to set users free from their hardware and operating systems. rollApp is developing a technology which allows instant conversion of virtually any traditional software into online SaaS.

About rollApp
Founded in May 2010, rollApp Inc. is a Palo Alto based startup chartered to create and operate a global Software-on-Demand service which will deliver third-party SW applications to any web-browser over broadband/3G/4G.

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