7 Gotchas of Microsoft 'Office for iPad'



2. SKU Madness

Microsoft loves to SKU people, and the name-game might confuse IT departments when planning their deployment projects. The new iPad apps are easy enough to find when searching in iTunes, but a Google search for "Office for iPad itunes.com" will point to Microsoft Office Mobile, a separate product that requires one of five "qualifying" Office 365 subscription plans to do anything other than view files. Once the three new apps are correctly identified in iTunes, they too come with significant restrictions, and it's important to know what they are.