Google Apps Directory Sync (also known as Directory Sync or GADS) is a utility that can automatically add, delete or modify the users, groups, shared contacts, and calendar resources and OUs, in Google Apps to match the user’s LDAP directory server. Once the synchronization takes place, Google Apps changes to match the LDAP directory. This is done when Google Apps Directory Syncruns on the LDAP server and updates Google Apps and match LDAP directory. What GADS does not do is modify LDAP information. The latest version of GADS, 3.2.1, released in July 2013 and is available.
In order to help Microsoft Exchange customers transfer their corporate communications data to Google Apps, Google has released a tool that can help this happen in just three steps. Known as GAMME – Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange is a server side tool that can migrate a company’s email, calendar, contact data, etc. from Microsoft Exchange (which is an email server software-product by Microsoft) to Google Apps for Business.
Google Apps security is a top priority for Google, and the company has truly top-notch ways of handling and storing confidential information on their end. It’s a must for a cloud-based service for enterprise customers, and Google certainly delivers. But some of the most important security features, particularly in Gmail, must be deliberately opted into. We’ll show you how to put Gmail on lockdown so you can easily treat your own data with the same level of security and protection that Google already does.
It can be exciting to experience the changes in a structured, beneficial way. A change to Google Apps from the onset seems challenging to integrate, but that can be easily averted by looking at the situation objectively. This often includes simple steps which bring familiarity of accessing features, navigation and organization.
Moving to Google Apps requires some time for the Name servers to propagate the presence of the new domain on the name space. This global service can take up to two days, which is why most companies moving to Google Apps opt to make the migration over the weekend to allow for this change to happen. In the meantime, one does not have to wait for functionality, they can log in and customize the environment to their liking; it will make the Monday morning experience more palatable and enjoyable.
Whether you use Gmail as part of the Google Apps suite, as an email solution for your business, or simply for your personal email, Gmail is easily customizable to meet your needs. In these Gmail tips, we’ll take a look at some Gmail Labs settings that can dramatically improve your email productivity – even if you never thought you’d need them.
With many of us using multiple devices it has become necessary for us to sync and maintain consistency between all of them. Cloud storage providers are working hard and competing to have seamless file sharing and access. They allow us to have cross platform compatibility. Two of the main providers are Google Drive and Dropbox. Both offer the same basic features and are very comparable. Dropbox has been on the market quite a few years before Google Drive so it has a larger market share, however Google Drive still is a close competitor. With any competing product there are key differences that needed to be noted.
Security for any business is an important aspect to take into consideration, because even a single leak on the network or computer system is going to result in a potential loss of data, including financial and client records. This is exactly why a business, no matter the kinds of services or features it offers, needs to take security incredibly seriously. Although there are different programs and applications that provide this kind of a service, Cloudlock might just be one of the best, due to the amount of coverage it offers and the price tag for which it comes at.
Professionals and entrepreneurs know that better LinkedIn networking means doing more business. Contacts are turned into prospects. Ideas from a business circle are turned into profitable ventures. The key to doing more business on LinkedIn, however, demands a little bit more in terms of time and effort. Here are three ways to do it.