Tag Archives: Google Apps

GAMME – an unfortunate name for Google’s new migration utility


I know (because I have visited the Dublin Googleplex several times) that Google employs several thousand people in Ireland. Couldn’t one of them have looked at the acronym for their new Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange (GAMME) service and … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – May 2014


May 2014 brought a TechEd North America event and produced some interesting news from that conference. But there was lots of other stuff to discuss during the month. Here’s what I published on my Exchange Unwashed blog on WindowsITPro.com. Learning about … Continue reading

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Enterprise-grade cloud services are the new battleground between Microsoft and Google


The first day of any large vendor-centric technology conference is invariably accompanied by a great deal of hype as the vendor takes full opportunity to strut their stuff and spread the good news. Keynotes full of bold new announcements are … Continue reading

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User interfaces are no way to assess Google vs Office 365


I’m always interested when companies put their technologists forward as the public face of the company’s expertise in different areas. The idea is that the technologist will wow the readership with deep insights into technology that causes the readers to … Continue reading

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May 2012 articles posted on WindowsITPro.com


Another month goes by, another set of articles have been posted to my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. Here are the set for May 2012: The cloud is great, but what about Plan B? (May 31) discusses the need for … Continue reading

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April 2012 articles published on WindowsITPro.com


Here’s the digest of articles published on my WindowsITPro.com blog in April 2012. FAST searching coming to Office 15 server applications (April 26) reports that the Office 15 wave of server applications (Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013, and Lync 2013) will share a … Continue reading

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November posts on WindowsITPro.com


I know that many of the readers of this fine blog don’t have the chance or the time to keep up to date with the “Exchange Unwashed” blog that I contribute to on WindowsITPro.com (of course, you could subscribe to … Continue reading

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Gmail shows Office 365 how to meet a 99.9%+ SLA


The really bad thing about the Office 365 outages in August and September is that the accumulated 330 minutes of downtime means that Microsoft cannot meet its published Service Level Agreement (SLA) of 99.9%. To their credit, Microsoft has already … Continue reading

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Offline Gmail returns but doesn’t make Microsoft quiver (too much)


Yesterday Google relaunched offline access for Gmail, Calendar, and Docs. The new HTML5-based capability replaces the previous functionality built using Google Gears. Gmail is the first application to get an upgrade in the form of a Chrome application that can … Continue reading

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G-Mailman video from Microsoft


In my post about the positioning and marketing wars between Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps, I discussed the fact that the battle between Microsoft and Google is likely to be a tad dirty at times. I therefore wasn’t surprised … Continue reading

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