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rollApp Launches a Free Cloud Version of Open Office Integrated with GoogleDocs and DropBox


Palo Alto, CA - February 3, 2011 – rollApp Inc. announced today the release of a free beta service that provides users with online editions of Open Office, integrated with GoogleDocs and DropBox. It offers SMBs and independent professionals a turn-key solution that combines rich functionality of the traditional office suites with all the benefits of cutting-edge cloud platforms: on-demand scalability, anywhere access, no install/support pain, and reduced cost.

rollApp is developing a technology which allows instant conversion of virtually any traditional software into online SaaS. Software publishers will only need to upload their existing installation packages to , to make them available for anybody to use via any standard web browser, without any installs or downloads. The look and feel and the functionality of the software running through rollApp will mirror the original.

Today rollApp’s beta program offers 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, will allow open submission of applications by third-party vendors (see for details).

Applications on are available as pure online products and are fully integrated 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 computer users free, removing the limitations associated with their hardware and operating systems. rollApp’s service will give each user absolute freedom and access to a wide variety of software applications regardless of users’ device or platform.

Today’s first beta brings value to the end-users who have already moved their office files to the cloud and are looking for rich functionality of conventional desktop office suites in their cloud environment.

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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