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Here's how Google Drive Fared in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for File Sync and Sharing [EFSS]

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The growth in demand for increased collaboration and cloud-based file sharing services is contributing to significant changes in the Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing [EFSS] market. According to studies conducted in 2016, the sector is expected to grow at an annual growth rate of 25.7 percent. This translates to more than $3 billion by 2020.

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5 Benefits of Switching to Google Apps for Work

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Google Apps refers to cloud-based services from Google which provide your company or organization with a new way to work online. The Google Apps service offers more than the conventional email and chat; it provides social media, document collaboration, video conferencing and more.

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Monday Motivation: A Mobile Work Strategy for ACL Friday

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Congratulations, we made it through another year! Austin City Limits is This Friday!  Here in Austin the annual music festival marks the welcome of cooler weather and the first break after about a month of folks returning to work and school from summer vacation.      Here's how to prep your work tech now to enjoy a Friday full of great music, friends and family and return to the office on Monday without hassle.

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New Apps Admin Service & Top 100 Rank in Global Survey of Cloud Service Providers.

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At the Midsize Enterprise Summit held here in Austin this week, Coolhead presented a new flat rate Cloud management service for midmarket companies using Office 365 and Google Apps for Work as well as an incentive for those who haven’t yet migrated their legacy servers to cloud productivity platforms like Google and Microsoft.

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Networking Best Practices for Large Google Apps for Work Deployments

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In order the get the most out of the best practices developed by Google, you’ll want to do a general overview of every networking topic and then reference individual sections during implementation. If you reach a point in the process where you’re second guessing your actions, it’s time to go back and learn from the mistakes and improvements made by those who went through the migration before you.

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This Google for Work Security and Compliance Whitepaper is Actually Helpful.

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Many current companies take advantage of the probability and ease of access cloud based computing software offers them. Google’s Apps For Work allow your employees to access mission critical software such as a complete office suite, email, voip/chatting, website creation, and cloud data storage.

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Recover from #MES16, Austin style

MES has been an intense, productive – and, without a doubt, a thrilling – few days. You’ve gotten to know Austin and will surely have some ideas about what you would like to do as you prepare to leave.   Austin is a real “hair of the dog” kind of town. Given that there is no evidence that a Dr. Pepper first thing in the morning with a breakfast taco – does anything but sustain the buzz while taking the edge off, the logic is dubious. But three days in Austin for work can make for an adrenaline rush that at some point has to come to an end.

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After #MES16 Catch a Late-Night Show at Alamo Drafthouse Ritz

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Another fast paced day at MES may leave you a bit tired. This may be the day you head up to the room early or take a leisurely evening stroll to unwind. You may meet colleagues for an early dinner. Either way, on Mondays Austin slows down to reboot.  This may be the opportunity to take a walk to another distinctly Austin landmark, The Alamo Drafthouse Ritz.

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Effective Change Management Can Increase Your Technology ROI

Organizations who want to maximize the return on their Google Apps investment inevitably find that effective change management is the key to their success. According to research by Google, Prasci, and Willis Towers Watson, transition goals are far more likely to be achieved using proven change management methods than doing things on the fly or with little planning. Results from surveys also showed that effective management helped companies outperform their peers financially by significant margins.

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