If your employees are leveraging Dropbox to get work done, you should give them Dropbox. More importantly, you should control Dropbox in the same way the firm manages other technologies - email, calendaring, the phone system, laptops, project management, Word, etc.Read More
Bandwidth limitations, access speeds and Internet outages limit traditional cloud storage solutions. A hybrid technology solves these problems by combining the accessibility and flexibility of cloud.Read More
Umzuzu is a small, bootstrapped firm in the Kansas City area. Certainly year 11 is much easier than year 1, but we never forget our roots. We understand the desire and value of the DIY projects. They can often save money, especially initially. But as we all know, DIY projects can be surprisingly complex!Read More
Starting in April, G Suite Basic will be $6/per user. Contact us before April to see if you can quality for promotional G Suite Business pricing at just $6.67/user and lock it in for 18 months!Read More
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This copy of Microsoft Office 2016 cannot be used on a computer running Terminal Services. To use Office 2016 on a computer running Terminal Services, you must use a Volume License edition of Office.
On January 16th, Google announced upcoming pricing changes to G Suite. Starting on April 2, 2019, G Suite Basic Edition will increase by $1 (from $5 or $4.16 to $6 per user/month) and G Suite Business Edition will increase by $2 (from $10 to $12 per user/month). Save more than 40% by contacting us prior to 4/2/2019!Read More
Over the last ten years, G Suite has grown to provide more tools, functionality and value to help businesses transform the way they work. The one thing that hasn't changed over this time, is price. Today, Google is announcing two incremental list price updates to reflect this value.Read More
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Umzuzu has been one of Google’s leading G Suite Partners for 10 years! Our relationships with our Googler counterparts ensure access to the best promotions Google has to offer. If you’re interested, just let us know!Read More
Migrating file servers to cloud-based platforms is among one of the top requests we receive today. The ability of Drive File Stream, Dropbox Smart Sync, and others not to take up room on the Users’ hard drive has been a boon for these services. There’s no good (sane) reason to put employees through the misery of VPN access and other technical challenges to get their work done.Read More
Google G Suite and Dropbox Business offer two of the very best company cloud file servers available. Both are extremely popular. There are many reasons a company may want to use one or the other. The choice is often based on current adoption levels, an ongoing consolidation effort, company acquisition, cost considerations, etc.Read More
Microsoft has done a good job of slowly improving OneDrive to work well across PCs, Macs, and mobile devices. While still behind the functionality curve compared to Google Drive, Egnyte, Box, and Dropbox - OneDrive is a great service and the right solution for many businesses.Read More
Copper does not display this unique ID in the record itself. It is always displayed in the URL but it can be handy to have this information as a standalone number field. This allows us to search for the information and leverage the unique ID in other systems, client communications, contracts, etc.Read More
Many clients have reached out for advice about desktop applications like Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook. Historically, they have managed multiple Office licenses and tried to stay on top of serial numbers. The end result is a mishmash of Office versions 2003-2016, file incompatibilities, and scattered billing.Read More
The Windows file server is nearly ubiquitous in organizations large and small. This workhorse served us well for decades. Then something changed - well lots of things changed. We started working from everywhere, from all kinds of devices, and collaboration with internal team members and external partners exploded. Our trusty file server wasn't built for today's world.Read More
Microsoft does not offer Google Drive as a location on iOS. What do we do? Thankfully, we have a simple sync service that allows us to sync some or all of our Drive folders with OneDrive Business (automatically included with your Office license).Read More