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.
Introduced in 1989 Lotus Notes, now IBM Notes, is a client-server collaboration platform that offers email, calendar, task lists, instant messaging and user directories. The software was particulary popular in the mid 1990s but many mid-size and large enterprise still use it today. This month Google released a new version of it's migration tool which helps free these companies from the burden of maintaining legacy Notes servers.
When your device begins to inexplicably malfunction, the chances are high that it's been hacked by a malicious virus. Identifying the telltale signs of such an intrusion is the best way to pinpoint and address such ill effects. With the right knowledge, you can be better prepared to prevent these hacks. Here are a few clues that indicate your device has been compromised.
Our summer intern program is off to a great start as students continue training this week. The internship program trains high school seniors and college students in Google Apps Administration, aiming to give them experience working with local businesses and an opportunity for certification in the Fall.
Every Summer, since 2011, Coolhead Tech has paid a handful of summer interns to work locally with some of Austin's most innovative companies. Students work with Austin startups and businesses with initial deployments as well as organizations who have already adopted Google Apps and are seeking to move from transition to transformation.
The summer intern program for Google Apps Admins in Austin is an excellent opportunity for high school seniors, college students and recent college graduates seeking instruction and experience to earn third party technical certification from Google.
Recently Google has created amazing business tools for your disposal. One of the many Google Apps for Works tool is the Google Active Directory Sync tool. This tool has the ability to furnish the operator with information on users, non-employee contacts, and groups via user data in your LDAP server. This would include servers such as Lotus Domino, Microsoft Active Directory, as well as many others. Google Active Directory Sync will add or delete user accounts to have your Google Apps Directory in line with your current organizational schema. This is a beneficial and succeful tool offering you the ability to sync everything you need for clearer organization.
Change Management helps businesses and people prepare and adapt to new technologies and processes. It's an important part of the Google Apps Fast Track Deployment process and can have a significantly positive impact on Apps adoption, productivity and ROI.
The move to Google Apps can seem daunting, but it’s a well established and proven process now that can help transform your business and IT department in as little as 2 to 4 weeks. This month Coolhead will walk you through the four week fast track to Google for Work.
Just because you can move all of your old mail to Google Apps, you may not want to. Gmail, as part of Google for Work, comes with 30GB of space, that's 6 times more space than leading email provider GoDaddy offers. Here's how to create an exclusion folder, which can "hide" items from the migration process so they are excluded from being moved to Google Apps.