G Suite

Google Is Building a Slack, Not a Teams

with 2 Comments by Brad Sams

For the past half-decade or so, Google has been trying feverishly to crack the enterprise market with its cloud and productivity application. While the company has made some serious in-roads, with its cloud services growing and the adoption of its productivity suite, Google Apps, often becoming the preferred choice for small companies, Microsoft still rules the roost for the productivity market.

G Suite Gets an Executive Reboot to Revamp Office 365 Foe

with 1 Comment by Tony Redmond

Javier Soltero, ex-boss of Outlook, is now running G Suite for Google. The appointment is an opportunity to reboot G Suite to take on Office 365 and make up some of the ground that's been lost in the last five years using the "new brush sweeps clean" principle. In other news, Microsoft bought Mover to acquire its migration connectors that move files into SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, including files from Google Drive.

If an Office 365 Disaster Happened, What Would You Do?

with 2 Comments by Tony Redmond

A question none of us like to think about too much is what we would do if a natural or man-made disaster took out Office 365 and disrupted service for an extended period. The good news is that the way Microsoft has built out Office 365 into datacenter regions helps to limit the effect of any outage, but the fact still remains that something bad could happen. What would you do then?