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The Danger of PST Files

July 20, 2017 - Tom Holmes - Cloud Solution

PST files can pose a major risk to your organization. The reasons are too many to count. From data theft to potential server bloat and everything in between, the impact PST files can have on your business cannot be overstated.

Complete List of Email Retention Laws: Federal, State and Industry

June 16, 2017 - Tom Holmes - Cloud Solution

(Please note: The information presented in this article is not legal advice. It is meant for educational and planning purposes only. Please consult with your legal counsel for any issues related to email retention laws.)
Archiving email, if not done without advanced technology, requires a tremendous amount of time and resources for businesses. While archiving email is time-consuming, it’s necessary because of federal, state and industry email retention laws.

A real, non admin, user perspective...

October 02, 2015 - Tom Holmes - Cloud Solution

I know what you're thinking - another bloody review of Google for Work and Microsoft Office 365!  You're right, it is, but with a slight twist.  I've had the experience of using both, in a sales role, and using them on different devices from different places.   It wasn't an assignment review and I certainly wasn't asked for any feedback on the systems.   I suppose that's the beauty of blogging - I can give an opinionated comparison from the user standpoint - and not a particularly technical user at that.

A little too connected?

October 02, 2015 - Tom Holmes - Cloud Solution

As we zoom towards December, I have no doubt my children and family members will ask Father Christmas for some popular digital device. For good or bad, we live in a world where electronic devices outnumber people.  We create more data and information than we could possibly consume.

  • 3 billion people with internet-connected devices
  • 212 billion sensors, devices and things by 2020
  • 90% of world’s data created in the last two years