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Demystifying the Cloud Partner Ecosystem: How to Choose a Cloud Partner That Works For You

The shift to cloud IT is reshaping the way businesses and other organizations operate. It’s changing partner business models, rewriting job descriptions, altering IT infrastructures, and overhauling entire industries. The benefits of cloud IT are clear, yet organizations are understandably transitioning with caution. They’re looking for a guide. They’re looking for a partner to lead them into the next generation ..more ›

Demystifying the Cloud Partner Ecosystem: How to Choose a Cloud Partner That Works For You

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7 Ways to Improve Your Google Apps Domain Security

A little more than two months ago, we hosted more than 700 individuals for our first webinar on cloud IT: How to Overcome the Top 7 Security Flaws of the Google Apps Admin Console. Today, we’re expanding on that webinar to provide helpful tips for improving your domain security. The cloud is ushering in a new type of IT admin. ..more ›


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The Role of IT: How the Shift to the Cloud is Creating Agents of Innovation

We continue our Trends in Cloud IT series by taking a look at the people behind the shift to the cloud: the admins. Our previous posts have helped us understand the factors affecting cloud adoption and provided insight into the customer bases of Google and Microsoft. We’re entering a new era of enterprise technology. The cloud is changing the way ..more ›


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67 Resources to Take Your Cloud IT Admin Skills to the Next Level

The web is full of resources for learning new things; and there’s no shortage of information when it comes to Google Apps or Office 365. Sometimes, the sea of documentation, videos, and other training resources can be hard to find, or even overwhelming. We wanted to consolidate some of that information for all cloud IT admins–both Google Apps and Office ..more ›


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Case Study: Why Columbia Association Replaced CloudLock with BetterCloud

Columbia Association (CA) is a nonprofit service corporation that manages Columbia, MD, home to approximately 100,000 people. Columbia was founded in 1967 by James Rouse and his Howard Research and Development Company. Rouse sought to build a complete city that would respect the land, provide for the growth of people and, ultimately, make a profit. Columbia Association moved to Google ..more ›


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Enhancing Email Security: Stop Sender Fraud with SPF, DKIM, and DMARC

There’s no filtering out the truth: You need to protect your company’s email. In 2013, more than 100 billion business emails were sent and received each day. Just one in five of all emails sent in 2013 were legitimate, and 92% of all illegitimate emails included links to potentially malicious content. There are signs of improvement however; this month is ..more ›


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12 Vital Answers to Cloud IT and Google Apps Security Questions

Over the course of the last two months, we’ve had more than 1,000 people attend our two webinars: How to Overcome the Top 7 Security Flaws of the Google Apps Admin Console and Risk vs. Reward: A Framework for Evaluating + Implementing Cloud Apps. We answered a ton of great questions during the webinars, but we didn’t have time to ..more ›


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Google Apps vs Office 365: Comparing the Usage, Adoption & Effectiveness of Cloud IT’s Power Players

The Office 365 vs. Google Apps story is just beginning. The data we’ve collected will help provide insights into where the platforms–and their customers–stand today. ..more ›

Google Apps vs Office 365

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15 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity with Google Drive

It’s hard to believe that Google Drive is just three years old…yes, really. For a tool still in its infancy, it’s remarkable how quickly it has inspired the question, “How did I live without it?” Google Drive is now ingrained in the daily lives of millions of people, many of whom rely on it for work. With an increasing number of companies moving towards full cloud office adoption, Google Drive usage is only going to rise. ..more ›


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Trends in Cloud IT: Dissecting Adoption Across Thousands of Organizations

You’ve heard it before, the shift to the cloud is underway. What you haven’t heard, or seen for that matter, is a comprehensive look at the demographics of 1,500 IT professionals and the factors contributing to their adoption of cloud IT. ..more ›


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