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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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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Make Gmail work more like Outlook - Part 2

Make Gmail work more like Outlook - Part 2

Maybe you've sort of used Gmail for personal use already but not really used it. You know Outlook and you wield it like a real pro. The change to Gmail can be jarring. Here are some tips that can help. 

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Integrating Google for Work with RingCentral's Glip

Integrating Google for Work with RingCentral's Glip

Glip has several great RingCentral integrations. You can easily call your teammates, start a conference call, or even begin a video conference and screenshare with just a click! Glip can also integrate with Google for Work. 

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Google Apps and your privacy

Google Apps and your privacy

Today Google announced that Google Apps for Work has adopted the ISO 27018 cloud privacy standard. ISO/IEC 27018:2014 establishes commonly accepted control objectives, controls and guidelines for implementing measures to protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in a public cloud computing environment. 

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Protecting your Gmail and Google Apps data

Protecting your Gmail and Google Apps data

There's been a great deal of talk this week about the security of the "cloud". iCloud is the current focus of cloud security as the service seems to be the source of leaked, private data of several high profile celebrities. 

We think this is a great time to revisit the security of your Gmail and Google Apps accounts. 

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The HLK Advertising Agency gets more done with Google Apps

The HLK Advertising Agency gets more done with Google Apps

Creative and account. Agency and client. Partner and peon. When it comes to our priorities and preferences, the differences are many. And epic. But there’s one thing on which we can all agree: Google Apps makes our working lives better.

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Is Dropbox for Business secure?

Is Dropbox for Business secure?

Is security the most important attribute of a technology solution? No, it's not. Otherwise no one would be using Microsoft Windows. Security is not a fixed state of being. Security is a constant battle of good guys vs bad guys and it's always in flux. Great security last week could be terrible security this week if an issue was discovered in server software you're running. Cloud computing offers your organization the best security you have ever had access to and it's affordable! 

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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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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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