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Cloud storage provider announced today that it is integrating Google Docs into its main web application, giving all customers the ability to create and edit Google Docs from within

The company’s newest integration will allow customers to transfer Google Docs documents to and from their cloud storage units. user will be able to open Google Docs from within the application and share them with other customers in their network. All features available in a typical Google Docs account, including live co-editing and sharing, will be available through

Besides Google Docs , the company gives its customers access to Netsuite for enterprise resource planning and for customer relationship management. It’s different from a strategy run by other companies like Microsoft, which is trying to cram all of those different types of features into a single software package like Office 365. already has rudimentary document editing built into the application. But that editing feature wasn’t designed to be competitive with Microsoft’s Office or Excel applications. Google Docs, however, is designed to compete directly with those applications, which is one of the reasons decided to integrate it into its service, the company’s chief executive Aaron Levie said.

For now, users can only co-edit Google Docs documents with other users. But eventually, users should be able to co-edit with other Google Docs users that are not customers, Levie said. currently has 6 million users. Some 60,000 businesses employ its cloud-storage software, including 73 percent of Fortune 500 companies. That figure is up from around 66 percent in February. It raised $48 million in its most recent round of funding. is also expanding to a new office in the next several weeks because its staff has grown so much.

The company provides businesses with a way to store and share files securely over the web. The files are uploaded to remote servers where anyone with permission can access them. Employees can also edit the files through’s web-based interface and leave comments and notes. has been pushing its cloud-storage application to mobile devices — particularly the iPhone operating system and Google’s mobile operating system, Android. As of January, the application was downloaded more than 250,000 times on the iPad. The company launched the Android application in the fourth quarter of 2010 and already has 70,000 downloads. is working with Samsung specifically to further develop its application on Android tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

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