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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HIPPA Compliance and Google Apps

HIPPA Compliance and Google Apps

Google Apps supports the implementation of an extremely secure HIPPA Compliant environment with minimal implementation and support cost. There's no service in the world that can offer the same level of ongoing security per dollar invested. 

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Migrating from Symantec Enterprise Vault to Google Vault

Migrating from Symantec Enterprise Vault to Google Vault

Symantec Enterprise Vault is a popular solution used in conjunction with Exchange journaling and "message stubbing". Symantec Enterprise Vault is often used to address space limitations on the Exchange Server or to provide an eDiscovery repository for the legal team. 

IT often discovers that getting data into Symantec Enterprise Vault was much easier than getting data out.

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Creating the next generation builder in Kansas City with the help of Google Apps

Creating the next generation builder in Kansas City with the help of Google Apps

From the outset of Centric Projects, the mantra has been that technology should make life simpler, not more complicated.  As a new and innovative company, the firm was not burdened with legacy systems, including racks of servers, miles of cable and fiber, complicated mobile logins, and clunky hardware, they were able to build on that mantra from the very beginning.  No desktops.  No servers.  No wires. Centric Projects knew being a Serverless Enterprise is a strategic advantage. Google Apps allows them to realize their vision of how technology should work. 

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Should I buy a new server?

Should I buy a new server?

It's easier than ever to figure out if you need to buy a new server and, more importantly, how much you should invest. Ask yourself some business school 101 questions. 

What new value is the server creating? If the new server is purchased, what new capabilities will your firm have? What competitive advantage will you gain? How does the new server increase productivity? How will the new server help you beat the pants off the competition? How will your customers benefit from this investment in a plastic and metal box? 

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Gmail outages and transparencies of scale

A Gmail outage is a pain and it's frustrating. But it also makes the news, offering tremendous transparency . This puts a great deal of pressure on Google to fix the issue and keep it from happening again. Destination dial tone awaits.  

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How Google and Dropbox protect your data.

The EFF has released a report detailing how companies are protecting our data. Google and Dropbox have followed all 5 encryption best practices, check out this infographic to see how others are doing. Regardless if you are a business of 1 or 1,000's - your data deserves to be protected. 

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How does email work?

Everybody uses email. Email is a service we've come to depend on in both our personal and professional lives. Email is important.  

When email is not working, it's VERY frustrating. Understanding the core components can help you troubleshoot issues, identify the weakest link, and improve the experience for yourself and your business. 

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Securing Dropbox and working with Dropbox security

The Dropbox service is used in 95% of Fortune 500 companies and by 2 million businesses worldwide. Businesses save over 600 million files to Dropbox every week. The challenge for IT teams comes from the fact that most of this use inside of businesses is being done with disjointed and often shared consumer accounts. These consumer accounts run outside the purview of company policy and procedure practices as well as security practices.

 

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Which companies fight for your privacy?

By now most people have heard of PRISM, the NSA's program to collect, analyze and leverage telephony and Internet data.  

Google, more than any other company, is at the very heart of Internet culture and technology. Hundreds of millions of people leverage Google services everyday to manage their personal and professional lives. There have been a lot of interesting headlines, news reports and there are still many unknown questions.  

However, we do know several important points worth mentioning.  

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6 things you may not know about Google.com

Google has the world's most advanced Cloud Computing infrastructure. The best technology stays out of the way and disappears into the background. The Google.com search engine is the world's most popular software-as-a-service application. Of course it can search, but it can do much more. 

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