3 applications with 10x return

3 applications with 10x return

These applications have one thing in common. They save us time. And by us, I mean everyone in the relationship. They save our clients time, they save our partners time, and they save Umzuzu team members time. In this sense they give us more of life's most precious resource. Time. 

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With Drive File Stream the cloud can replace your server

With Drive File Stream the cloud can replace your server

Drive File Stream is an application installed on your Windows PC or macOS device. It provides 'local' access in File Explorer or Finder to all your organizations content - Word files, Excel, PDFs, Video, CAD files, and more. You'll never need to VPN into a server again! Drive File Stream is a way to access all of your Google Drive files, including Team Drives, directly from your Mac or PC, without taking up space on your hard drive. The application does not require you to download your files first in order to access them from your computer. Instead, when you need to view or edit a file, it automatically streams from the cloud, on-demand! 

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Migrate personal Google Drives into company G Suite accounts

Migrate personal Google Drives into company G Suite accounts

It's not uncommon to come across an organization with dozens or even hundreds of employees leveraging the consumer (free) version of Google Drive to manage and share work content. There are a lot of reasons this is a bad idea. 

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Share subfolders in Team Drives

Share subfolders in Team Drives

A common question is, "how do I share subfolders in Team Drives?" With the current system, especially traditional file servers, it's extremely common to have different sharing permissions in subfolders than exist in the top level folder(s). 

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Install Google Drive File Stream to replace Drive or your file server

Install Google Drive File Stream to replace Drive or your file server

There's been some confusion about Google File Stream replacing Google Drive. In short, File Stream is part of Google Drive just like Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are part of Google Drive. File Stream is the new name for the Google Drive application installed on your PC or Mac. File Stream is the application that syncs your computer to Google Drive.

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Using Google Drive and Team Drives as your file server

Using Google Drive and Team Drives as your file server

The best way to move from Windows File Server to Google Drive depends. For larger organizations, a dedicated migration software is going to be needed. Umzuzu offer's DIY Google Cloud migration software starting at just $11/user. We also offer Managed Migration services for more complex transitions. What about organizations with a few employees or with relatively straightforward file server requirements? Well, we can get a bit more creative. 

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Deploying G Suite 2-Step Verification

Deploying G Suite 2-Step Verification

Google has made the deployment of 2-Step Verification a breeze. We recommend 2-Step Verification (2SV) to all our clients. The most common threats faced today are phishing attacks and spear phishing attacks. While not 100% impenetrable, 2SV enhances the organization's overall security substantially. Here are a few basic deployment steps. 

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