Say goodbye with SkyDrive, Microsoft was forced to change name of service cloud storage




Microsoft was forced to change the name of SkyDrive cloud storage service.

British court recently ruled that Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service name infringes on British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB, British Sky Broadcasting Group) trademarks, and reconciliation in the 1st published book, Microsoft agreed to change this global synchronization cloud service name.

BSkyB states that Microsoft will no longer appeal, and the company will continue to use the Microsoft brand for a reasonable time, to facilitate the transfer to the new brand.

This book also contains a reconciliation compensation and other terms, but BSkyB and Microsoft on grounds of confidentiality rather than public. On the other hand, Microsoft spokesman said: “We are delighted to be able to resolve the name dispute, and will continue to supply hundreds of millions of customers expect excellent service, providing the best way to carry files.”

SkyDrive Microsoft had changed its name and change the Windows 8 “Metro” interface and programming model is very similar names, all legal disputes encountered in Europe, but had yet to Metro controversial court stage, the German company Metro AG at the time disagreed Microsoft in marketing and brand, use Metro word. And BSkyB protests have centered around the company primarily in the United Kingdom provided by Sky services, including Sky One, Sky Sport and Sky Movies and other TV channels.


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