Terminal services and Office 365

Terminal services and Office 365

Uh … what?

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.

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Lock in G Suite Basic annual pricing at $50 per user

Lock in G Suite Basic annual pricing at $50 per user

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!

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Migrating Dropbox Team Folders to Google Drive Team Drives (or vice versa)

Migrating Dropbox Team Folders to Google Drive Team Drives (or vice versa)

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.

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Adding the unique ID to records in Copper CRM

Adding the unique ID to records in Copper CRM

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.

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Microsoft Office on any device in less than 5 minutes

Microsoft Office on any device in less than 5 minutes

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. 

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Use Google Drive to share folders from your Windows file server

Use Google Drive to share folders from your Windows file server

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.

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Using Google Drive and Office on your iPad

Using Google Drive and Office on your iPad

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).

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Drive File Stream vs Google Backup and Sync

Drive File Stream vs Google Backup and Sync

The purpose of File Stream and primary feature of Backup and Sync is to create a bridge. A bridge between your computer and the cloud. Traditional file formats like Word, Excel, are most easily accessed from your computer.

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Best Desktop app for Gmail and G Suite

Best Desktop app for Gmail and G Suite

Adoption. It's absolutely critical to any successful deployment of new technologies and capabilities. Many employees have decades of experience working from the desktop. They did not 'grow up' on the browser like team members entering the work force today. Kiwi brings everyone together.

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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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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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