You can now open Office files stored in Google Docs directly from Microsoft Office. After downloading the file with Google Cloud Connect, you can sync changes to the file stored in Docs and collaborate with others.
Google Apps, Google Apps for Business, Government and Education
All languages supported by Google Cloud Connect
How to access what’s new:
Go to the Cloud Connect menu in Microsoft Office and click ‘Open from Google Docs’. All documents that can be opened with the application you’re running will appear in a pop-up dialog.