Millions of people use Gmail as their personal email service. A large selection of those people use Google Apps, such as Drive, Docs, and others, in their personal lives. These apps, fully integrated into one another, are convenient and definitely make the users lives easier. Gone are the days of portable drives or storage for sharing important files, or sending thousands of emails, updating documents through a variety of file formats and style changes.
In the modern business world communication between departments, states, and even different continents is an absolute necessity. While often taken for granted due to how common it is email is one of the most mission critical communication tools businesses make use of. Naturally most businesses seek to set up their own professional grade email system not only for configuration purposes but also increased security. When faced with the choice between on-premise solutions, such as Microsoft Exchange and Google Apps For Work many companies find Google to be a far more viable solution to their business needs. Here is a brief explanation as to why this is.
RingCentral for Google brings a suite of new communication features to Google Apps. Google Apps and the cloud have taken the world of business by storm, but even the capabilities of Gmail and Hangouts haven't been able to subsititute an office PBX system. RingCentral's new Google Apps implementation fixes that issue, and in this post we're going to explain how.
Modern businesses are always looking to streamline their work process while at the same time reducing company expense. Day to day operating costs can use up a good deal of a company’s operating capital on a yearly basis. One area that can be quite expensive and easily overlooked is the phone system. Many businesses still operate using traditional PBX systems a technology that traces its roots to the 1960s.
The total economic impact (TEI) analysis performed by Forrester is truly an eye-opener for corporate decision-makers. It analyzes a number of variables, which play a key role in determining the return on investment (ROI). The report provides a detailed outline of initial and ongoing costs, such as license fees and training expenses. Google commissioned the study to help businesses understand the real value of its cloud-based tools on day-to-day operations. Until now, many entities lacked detailed insights when it comes to quantifying the monetary benefits.
The Forrester Consulting Report on the Total Economic Impact of Google Apps for Work discusses the ways in which Google Apps for Work is maximizing the ability for a mid-market business or an organization to improve communication, heighten efficiency, streamline decisions, and create a linear history for decision making accountability.
A key part of being an Apps Admin is knowing all there is to know about Google Apps System Access and Authentication. These two topics are closely-interrelated, and in this post we'll be discussing Login challenges and how they differ from 2SV, or 2-Step Verification.
Here at Coolhead Tech, we like to cover the latest and greatest in cloud and workplace technology advancements. Today, this means we'll be sharing a whitepaper with you, from our friends at IHS Infonetics. This whitepaper discusses how businesses manage to improve their productivity with cloud-based applications and unified communications. We'll discuss three key points from the whitepaper in this blog post, and if they interest you, we'll link to the full whitepaper at the end so you can dive in.