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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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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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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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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What's the cost of moving 250-3000 employees to Google Apps for Work from Microsoft?

What's the cost of moving 250-3000 employees to Google Apps for Work from Microsoft?

Google will provide Google Apps for Work to the company at no charge for the remaining term of the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA). Google will also pay for the implementation of Google Apps for Work. 

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8 tips to help Outlook users move to Gmail

8 tips to help Outlook users move to Gmail

Outlook has been the dominate email client for the past 10 years. "Better the devil you know" we think as we consider moving our employees to Gmail for Business. Many IT executives are wary to rip something so familiar away from their teams. However the reality of our mobile-centric world is that it is quickly moving away from desktop email clients. The productivity gains and cost savings of modern cloud computing applications cannot be ignored. So, how do you move several dozen, hundred or thousand team members to Gmail? 

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Kansas City Google Apps Partner Conference

The Kansas City region has a rich ecosystem of Google Apps partners serving a wide range of businesses, governments, schools and nonprofits from 1 to 100,000+ employees. This week we took the opportunity to all get together for the first time. It was great to see so many companies participate. These companies have moved more than 1 million people to Google Apps for Business, Government, Education and Nonprofit.

 

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We've added Box as a strategic partner.

Umzuzu is very excited to have joined the Box team as a member of their Partner Program. Let's talk about Content Management. 

The mission of Box is simple, literally. The Box team is working to make sharing, accessing and managing content ridiculously easy. We think that's a great mission. Simplicity is tremendously underrated. 

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Who's Gone Google lately?

Making the choice to Go Google with Google Apps for Business, Government or Education is an important decision. We understand it is a decision people do not enter into lightly. Organizations have a responsibility to fully evaluate all their options. More than 4 million businesses have made the move to Google Apps, sometimes knowing who has already decided to Go Google can be comforting and enlightening.
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Google Apps for Education

The status quo has always been a formidable adversary and this can be especially true with technology. Organizations of all types and sizes have sunk billions of dollars in costs buying, maintaining and supporting on-premises technologies like Exchange Server. Realizing more modern options are now available is the first step to increasing the value technology is able to bring to our organizations. Google Apps for Education is free for schools and nonprofits. In fact, 61 of the top 100 schools have Gone Google with Google Apps for Education! Some of our country's most recognizable institutions have decided it's time to move beyond the status quo and have Gone Google.
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