Category Archives: Cloud Services

Updated Thoughts on OneDrive for Business

The last time I wrote specifically about OneDrive for Business, I wasn’t too keen on the product. I’m still not, but after attending Microsoft Ignite in Chicago a few weeks ago, I believe there may be a light at the … Continue reading

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Amazon Fire TV Stick: First Impressions

I have a bit of a fascination with streaming video gadgets. That’s partly due to me being a geek, but more practically related to the fact that we cut the cable/satellite cord in our household in April of 2011. We … Continue reading

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Zoom: Early Deployment Data

This post will serve as a quick update on our first couple of months worth of deployment data for our Zoom video conferencing service. I explained our decision to move to a cloud-based system in general and our choice of … Continue reading

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Cloud Services with Little or No Support: A Recipe for Frustration

IT in higher education is often always asked to do more with less. That’s doubly true at the departmental or college level, outside of the typically better-funded centralized IT organizations. I’ve worked in both, and while today I sometimes feel like I’m asked … Continue reading

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New Outlook for Mac for Office 365 Subscribers

It’s Been Way Too Long Microsoft has finally released a new version of Outlook for the Mac, at least for Mac users who have certain Office 365 subscriptions.  Microsoft announced the new version, its first in four years, on the Office … Continue reading

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OneDrive (personal) – My Current Recommendation for Free/Cheap Cloud Storage

I’ve been thinking about the topic of cloud storage lately, especially from an end-user perspective. While it disappoints me that I can’t recommend OneDrive for Business for our users, I need to be able to recommend something instead.  Working at … Continue reading

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Office 365 Update: OneDrive for Business – Too Buggy

This isn’t going to be a happy or positive post, which is too bad, because I see a lot of promise in the individual product I’m about to criticize and the overall service of which it is a part. For … Continue reading

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