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UrbanDaddy – A FlashPanel Enterprise Case Study

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Employees: 150 Founded: 2005 Industry: Media & Lifestyle Website: www.urbandaddy.com “Before FlashPanel Enterprise, we were trying to use point solutions to solve various pain points. But, now FlashPanel Enterprise allows us to essentially solve all of these pain points with just one solution.” JR Lanteri Director of IT UrbanDaddy is a digital media company creating diverse lifestyle content nationally and targeted to hyper-local geolocated contexts for a number of different audiences. Founded in 2005, UD Media publishes several titles including … Read more

Essence – A FlashPanel Enterprise Case Study

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Essence is a global digital agency and the world’s largest independent buyer of digital media. They help top brands like Google, eBay, Expedia and Barclays earn valuable connections with their consumers. With expertise in data science, objective media and captivating experiences, their mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. The agency is more than 450 people strong, manages over $500MM in media spend and deploys campaigns in 71 markets through offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Singapore. Read more

6 Reasons BuzzFeed Uses FlashPanel to Manage Google Apps

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To read the BuzzFeed case study, visit flashpanel.com/buzzfeed. 1. To edit Google Group permissions in bulk – something you can’t do in the Google Admin Console. 2. To deprovision users. Saying goodbye is never easy, but a custom checklist can help. 3. To create a policy forcing users to reset their Google Apps account password every three months. 4. To view the third-party apps that can access their Google Apps data. 5. To see how documents created by BuzzFeed employees … Read more

Design Within Reach – A BetterCloud Case Study

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Employees: 400 Founded: 1999 Industry: Retail Website: www.dwr.com Founded by Rob Forbes in 1999, Design Within Reach makes authentic, modern design accessible. DWR customers can browse furnishings in any of the company’s 40 Studios, online or in their monthly catalog, making often exclusive, hard-to-find furniture readily available. New Location, New Platform In 2010, after years operating on Microsoft Exchange, Design Within Reach was ready to make a change. Necessitated by the company’s move from San Francisco to Stamford, Connecticut, implementing … Read more

Nevada System of Higher Education – A BetterCloud Case Study

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Employees: 300 Founded: 1968 Industry: Education Website: system.nevada.edu/Nshe The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) was formed in 1968 to oversee all state-supported higher education in the state of Nevada, including two doctoral-granting research universities, one state college, four community colleges and one research institute. Approximately 98,000 students attend degree-granting campuses under NSHEs helm while the organization’s administrative component is made up of around 300 employees, led by an elected Board of Regents. 13 Board of Regents officials, each elected … Read more

Google Apps Provides the Critical Foundation for a Growing Cloud Application Stack

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As our user base has steadily grown over the last year, we’ve made a concerted effort to stay in touch with as many customers as possible. Whether that’s through one on one training sessions, phone calls or our quarterly surveys, the success of BetterCloud is directly linked to the relationships we have with our expanding customer base. While ideally we’d like to personally call every FlashPanel customer, nearly 30,000 IT admins, that’s simply not possible. Instead, we’ve found the most … Read more

Bone Daddy’s – A BetterCloud Case Study

Employees: 700 (45 on Google Apps) Founded: 2000 Industry: Food and Beverage Website: www.bonedaddys.com Founded in 2000, Bone Daddy’s, a chain of barbecue restaurants located throughout Texas, is dedicated to providing great food and a fun atmosphere for its customers. Currently operating six locations, the restaurant chain’s 700 employees serve over 1,400 pounds of pork and beef daily. From Hosted Exchange to Google Apps As an inherently decentralized company with locations throughout Texas, Bone Daddy’s began operating their business on … Read more

Roots Canada – A BetterCloud Case Study

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Employees: 200 Founded: 1973 Industry: Retail Website: www.roots.com Established in 1973, Roots has been Canada’s leading lifestyle brand for four decades. Known around the world for its quality leather goods and activewear, Roots got its humble start in Toronto when co-founders Michael Budman and Don Green founded the company – first as a natural footwear supplier. Currently, Roots has more than 120 retail locations in the US and Canada with an additional 40 stores in Asia. While over the years, … Read more

Relay Foods – A BetterCloud Case Study

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Employees: 100+ Founded: 2009 Industry: Online Grocery Website: www.relayfoods.com Relay Foods, an online grocer founded in 2009, sits between local farmers, artisanal vendors, supermarket chains and its customers. Originally founded in Charlottesville, Virginia, Relay aims to provide convenience and locally sourced food to its customers and has recently expanded to serve markets in DC, Baltimore and Williamsburg, VA and has plans to expand to North Carolina in 2014. Relay provides both delivery and pickup services catered to its customers’ daily … Read more

Stumptown Coffee – A BetterCloud Case Study

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Employees: 250 Founded: 1999 Industry: Food and Beverage Website: www.stumptowncoffee.com When Duane Sorenson founded Stumptown Coffee Roasters in 1999, he set out with a unique mission: find the best coffee beans in the world, pay a living wage to the farmers who harvest them and raise the expectations around a cup of coffee. Since its founding, Stumptown has stayed true to this mission. Even while expanding to both coasts and opening a brand new 37,000 square foot headquarters in Portland, … Read more