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
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 could take the first steps in
considering a migration to Google Apps.
If you’re thinking about Leaving Lotus, Cloud Sherpas would be glad to help
you evaluate, deploy and support Google Apps for your business. Give us a
call, we’re here to help.
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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
Google Apps on Ulitzer
As Cloud Sherpas continues to help businesses and organizations adopt Google
Apps, we have found that many customers, regardless of location or industry,
request a common set of additional management controls and end user features
for their Google Apps environment. Until now, the response to most of these
inquiries was that organizations had to develop custom applications that work
with Google APIs to achieve their goals.
Today Cloud Sherpas announces the start of a beta program for SherpaTools for
Google Apps, a new platform that enhances the functionality ... (more)
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
As an OffiSync partner, Cloud Sherpas can help your organization rapidly
Last month, AllThingsD, an online news outlet focusing on technology,
internet and media, published an article on how Google works, including how
and why Google employees use certain technologies.
According to Google CIO Ben Fried, Google mainly uses its own technology –
Gmail and Drive for communication and document storage, Android devices for
mobile needs, etc. – and why not? After all, its technologies are among the
most popular for businesses and consumers alike. But the article noted that
Google does use some outside technologies and pointed to two in particular: