The PBX (Private Branch Exchange) phone system is a time-honored tradition in the business world. There are obvious benefits of PBX phone systems, but people often forget to discuss the downsides of these systems, especially old ones in need of upgrades. A new PBX system can cost tens of thousands of dollars- unless you need multiple pieces of new hardware to support satellite locations, in which case you can find yourself in the hundreds of thousands.
The TCEA 2016 Convention and Exposition is just about a month away, and Coolhead Tech, a Google for Education partner based in Austin, will make its premiere on the Exhibit floor with full solutions based on Google Apps, Hubspot, Ruckus WiFi, Ringcentral, Lenovo and Dell.
Just as computers revolutionized the way we do business, cloud computing has revolutionized the way we use computers. Tremendous amounts of data move at incredible speeds between users to accommodate collaboration around the globe, instantaneous financial transactions and centralized health information. As communications have grown faster than ever before, the risks to ultra-sensitive data grow as well. Sensitive to legitimate concerns, Google has risen to the challenge of safeguarding communication with Google DLP (Data Loss Prevention), a powerful new tool for Google Apps Administrators to increase the security of their domains.
Any time an organization takes on an innovation the leaders worry about a successful implementation. Although every initiative will present its own problems, it helps when you can see how another school district carried out the changes involved in introducing Google Apps and Chromebooks for education to their stakeholders.
Those who use Microsoft Outlook can conveniently access their Outlook email when using Google Apps with the Google Apps Sync plug-in. This plug-in works with many different Outlook versions, including Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010 and Outlook 2013.
Gmail users who are more familiar with the Outlook interface than the Gmail interface can use Google Apps Sync to access their Gmail account via the Outlook interface.
RingCentral and Switch.co are both cloud-based phone systems designed for business use. These Voice over IP service (VoIP) providers can both be integrated with Google Apps and offer many similar features that simplify phone communication, virtual conferencing, scheduling, and more for companies looking for cloud solutions.
Manufacturers may find significant improvements in their bottom line if they look into the advantages of Google for manufacturing. If you're looking for a cost effective suite of programs that offers the following four advantages for manufacturers like you, consider adopting Google for Work Apps at your company:
Both RingCentral and Google for Work have made adjustments to the services and applications they offer to make it so that healthcare companies can use them without compromising HIPAA compliance. Compliance measures laid forth in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) have become central to the everyday operations of healthcare companies responsible for handling PHI (Protected Health Information).
Significant changes in the healthcare industry have made adoption of information technology more critical than ever. The government has implemented Meaningful Use, which offers providers financial incentives for integrating Electronic Health Records (EHR) into their programs. In addition, the HIPAA Acts mandate standards for the security and privacy of individual health information, with hefty penalties attached to infractions, intentional or not.