With PC sales in decline and Windows XP no longer supported, businesses have some decisions to make. What hardware should we use to get the job done going forward? The computing landscape has changed considerably in the last 10 years. Gone are the days of Microsoft dominance. The cloud has enabled collaboration from anywhere. Tablets and smartphones are now the devices of choice. People expect to work from anywhere with any device. Google is leading the way in the cloud (Google Apps for Work as an example) and with Android mobile devices. Basically, they’re innovating technology that makes work better. One Google initiative that has gone largely unnoticed by businesses to date is the Chromebook. It’s a new breed of computer that is fast, secure, and cost effective this is easy to manage.
If your business uses a cloud phone system like RingCentral, you’ve already experienced the advantages that the cloud has to offer. One of the key features RingCentral offers is their voicemail. If you’re used to getting voicemail off your smartphone (iPhone/Android), consider receiving all your voicemail through your RingCentral mailbox. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should use your RingCentral mailbox for all of your voicemail messages:
We often get asked about backup best practices. Backup has evolved from tapes to online, but that’s when your data still resides and a desktop, laptop or server within your control. What if your data is already in the cloud? In the case of Google Apps for Business, your email, calendar and docs all reside in the cloud and are protected by Google. How does Google protect my data? Here are just a few examples of the ways your data is protected:
Is your business looking for Salesforce CRM training in the Calgary area? Does your business want to learn more about what Salesforce CRM can do? The Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that Salesforce CRM is built upon (Force.com) has features that your business may be under-utilizing or not even be aware of. As a Salesforce.com Silver Cloud Alliance Partner, we partner with small and medium sized businesses to help them get the most of their investment in Salesforce CRM.
Looking for a reason to go to San Francisco this fall? Look no further than Dreamforce’12. Dreamforce’12 is the cloud computing industry event of the year. This annual event is hosted by Salesforce.com and gives attendees the opportunity to hear relevant keynote addresses, attend expert-led breakout sessions and networking events, and learn more about cloud computing solutions at the Cloud Expo. Attendees can also register for pre-conference training sessions and write certification tests to become a certified Salesforce professional.