Terminal services and Office 365

Terminal services and Office 365

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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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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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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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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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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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Deploying G Suite 2-Step Verification

Deploying G Suite 2-Step Verification

Google has made the deployment of 2-Step Verification a breeze. We recommend 2-Step Verification (2SV) to all our clients. The most common threats faced today are phishing attacks and spear phishing attacks. While not 100% impenetrable, 2SV enhances the organization's overall security substantially. Here are a few basic deployment steps. 

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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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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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