Moving your File Server to Google Drive

Google Drive is one of Google’s G Suite core components. It allows you to sync and store your files in one secure place and to access them whenever you need them, without the boredom in opening a secured VPN tunnel or the risk of accidental data loss. Google Drive is also fully integrated with other core services like Gmail, Google Docs and Google Sites.

With a basic storage of 30 GB that can grow to unlimited for only $10 per user per month (with min. of 5 users) I’m frequently asked if Google Drive can replace the organization’s on premise file server and gain better functionality with lower costs. The simple answer is: yes, as long as you understand and carefully plan your deployment.

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G Suite Tips for Outlook Users

For many years, business users became used to Microsoft Outlook, causing them be fixed to the well known regardless of the alternatives. In almost any G Suite deployment we notice that some of the users insist on keeping their Outlook rather than switching to Gmail or Inbox interface. Although both Gmail and Inbox are advanced cloud solutions that offer a a better functionality without the boredom of maintaining a local software, some users still prefers Outlook.  But is it really still necessary?

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