Infinite Storage

I received an email this week from Google with their latest offer on cloud storage. It’s a good one, targeted at business and group users of the Google Apps platform. Google Apps, now with infinite space     We’re excited to announce a new option for Google Apps customers: the full suite of productivity tools plus unlimited* file storage and Vault to Read More …

Being Pushy

Disclosure: I am an active TMobile subscriber. Last November I provided commentary about TMobile’s bold moves in the “uncarrier” program and how they are pushing the cell phone industry in new directions. In the latest installment, uncarrier 6.0, TMobile is taking the chains off streaming music. Last week, Tmobile announced that data used from some streaming music sites will no Read More …

Desktops in the cloud

Is it time to put your business desktops in the cloud? The concept has an appeal to IT managers. Why shouldn’t it? Reduced total cost of ownership, automatic upgrades, and on-demand variations for OS/browser are a few appealing features. But are we really ready for desktops in the cloud? I think we’ll get there. But we aren’t ready just yet. Read More …

Think to plan. Plan to think.

Time to think and plan is elusive. During the normal patterns of a work week I tend to get pulled into the daily operational tasks of keeping the business running and solving for immediate needs. That stuff is ultra-important because it involves the daily interaction of servicing customers.  But what about the long term planning and more strategic thinking? I Read More …