Dropbox is here to stay

Dropbox is here to stay

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.

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Using a cloud-based file server when you have slow internet service

Using a cloud-based file server when you have slow internet service

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.

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Google Drive as a company file server: migration

Google Drive as a company file server: migration

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!

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Google G Suite Promo Code

Google G Suite Promo Code

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!

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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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New pricing for G Suite Basic and Business Editions

New pricing for G Suite Basic and Business Editions

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.

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G Suite Business Promo Code

G Suite Business Promo Code

Best time to buy a car? Experts say it’s the last 3 months of the year. Why? Quotas!

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!

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Use Google Drive as your File Server : Migration Reporting

Use Google Drive as your File Server : Migration Reporting

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.

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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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Migrate Google Drive to OneDrive

Migrate Google Drive to OneDrive

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.

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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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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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Cheap Chromebooks on Amazon...

Cheap Chromebooks on Amazon...

Are these the same computer? They are both HP Chromebook 11 EE units. Same screen size. Same RAM. Same SSD storage. What gives? Why is Umzuzu selling at a higher price than Amazon? Physically these two units are just about identical. Amazon has it listed at $178. Umzuzu's is $193.

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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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