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Thank you for your feedback to our last post. We are thrilled that through the use of blogs and twitter, we can engage the community in a nearly real-time conversation. What I find odd, however, is the fact that a leader of another large company can call for the “eradication” of Lotus Notes to his partner community, but it was David Hoff’s “Top 10 Reasons I Left Lotus Notes for Google Apps” that sparked the ire of the Lotus Notes faithful. We clearly hit a nerve here and wanted to take an opportunity to respond to some of the feedback. First of all, let me say that Cloud Sherpas is made up of several former Lotus Notes Professionals. In my previous role with a large Fortune 100 company, I was responsible for the implementation, support, and day-to-day management of a 30K Lotus Notes and Domino user base. I actually helped that company migrate to the cloud right bef... (more)

Jeff Miller Speaking at the Cloud Computing Expo

Cloud Sherpas is proud to announce that our own Director of Professional Services, Jeff Miller, has been invited by the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo to lead the seminar, Migrating Collaborative Applications to the Cloud. The upcoming event held between Nov. 2-4 invites the cloud computing community (developers, software professionals, IT managers, CIOs, etc.) to Santa Clara, California to examine the latest resources, ideas, and examples being introduced by their colleagues. Jeff will draw upon both his extensive experience as an IT executive as well as his time at Cloud She... (more)

New in OffiSync Premium

Plugin for Microsoft Office expands collaboration with Google Apps suite OffiSync is a powerful tool that directly connects Microsoft Office to Google Apps, letting you save your files to Google’s cloud and collaborate with colleagues directly from your desktop application. Today OffiSync announced a premium version of their software, enabling users to save their Office documents to both Google Docs and Google Sites. You can read more about OffiSync on this page, or check out the coverage on TechCrunch. As an OffiSync partner, Cloud Sherpas can help your organization rapidly dep... (more)

Cloud Sherpas Named Fifth Fastest Growing Privately Held Company in Atlanta

Cloud Sherpas, the leading provider of Managed Google Apps Solutions and top Google Apps reseller, was awarded the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Pacesetter Award for significant company growth from 2008-2010, and was recognized as the fifth fastest-growing private company in Atlanta. For the past 15 years, the Atlanta Business Chronicle has recognized Atlanta’s 50 fastest-growing private companies with its Pacesetter Awards. To qualify, a company must demonstrate exceptional sales and employee growth from 2008 to 2010. Cloud Sherpas earned a top spot by growing sales over 12,000%... (more)

Great Conversations with CIOs and IT Leaders at Leaving Lotus

Thank you to everyone who came out for Leaving Lotus last week. Your interest and participation at the event is a clear indication to us of the growing demand for alternative solutions in the enterprise. We’d also like to thank Google for hosting us and Binary Tree and Ferris Research for their substantial contributions. Members of the audience represented organizations with 250 to 5000+ users, and businesses drove in from all over the Southeast. We had some great conversations with CIOs and IT leaders about why they’re seeking alternatives to Lotus Notes/Domino and how they cou... (more)