Do you need to open local documents in Office 365/ Office Online?

With MyWorkDrive you can.  MyWorkDrive allows you to open locally stored files on windows file shares in Office online without moving files to SharePoint or OneDrive.

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MyWorkDrive allows users to edit and co-edit documents in a Microsoft Online browser window, and save their documents back to the companies local file server.  This allows enterprises to take advantage of more efficient opportunities to collaborate and get work done, from anywhere in the world while saving on costly Office 365 E3 Licensing by utilizing Office 365 E1 Licenses for users who do not need full Office on their local PC’s.

Users simply login to your local MyWorkDrive server using their active directory credentials.  Once logged in, local file shares and home drives are made available to them in our Web File Manager Browser Client.  Users can double click on any office document and it will automatically open in office 365 online.   Any user can open an office document online in MyWorkDrive for view – no license is required to view documents online.  Editing is available to any users with at least and E1, F1 or Office essentials or higher license.  Users login to office online and immediately begin editing their locally stored documents in the browser.

All files remain stored on the local file server. MyWorkDrive provides a secure conduit to enable editing through our redundant Azure based infrastructure though our cloud storage partner program with Microsoft.  As documents are edited all changes are saved back to the local file servers automatically.  No files are ever stored in the cloud, SharePoint or OneDrive and remain under the customers control at all times.  MyWorkDrive is the only file remote access solution that enables enterprises to remotely edit and collaborate on documents within a browser window or office mobile apps on iOS, using Office Online while keeping documents stored on their local server.