IDG Contributor Network: Must-have features for enterprise VoIP

If your company has 100+ users and is in the market for a hosted VoIP phone system, be careful. Remember the scene in the movie Tommy Boy, “Fat Guy in a Little Coat”? You don’t want your company’s new phone system to feel like this. You won’t hear it from the salespeople [collective gasp] but […] Read more »

2 useful Google Docs features you probably aren’t using

Google Docs may be known as the “lightweight” word processor, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking in advanced productivity features. Even with the once-touted add-ons for Android program apparently in limbo, Google Docs has some handy and easily overlooked options for making your mobile or desktop-based document work a little bit easier. Two such examples […] Read more »

Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday. The company is rolling out a redesigned interface for examining logs of user activity within an organization, new folders that make it easier to create and manage a shared workspace for teams […] Read more »

OneDrive’s smarter photo features help it catch up with Facebook and Google

Microsoft is upping its game for organizing your personal photos. The company recently announced some significant changes to OneDrive’s photo features that borrows a little from Facebook and Google, as well as a slightly improved Photos app in Windows 10. Automatic Albums When you upload photos to OneDrive, the cloud service will now detect which […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: SendGrid expands beyond email delivery, offers marketing email features

A few months ago I wrote an article detailing how one email vendor, Campaign Monitor, was branching out from its traditional email campaign management approach and offering a transactional email platform. Today it is the turn of SendGrid, a vendor offering an existing email developer platform to move the other way: The company is rolling […] Read more »

Review: Office 2016 for Mac offers a new interface and better features

Mac users of Office who have felt left out in the cold by Microsoft (because the last version, Office 2011 for Mac, was released in October 2010) now have reason to be pleased: The final version of Office 2016 for Mac brings the suite out of the dark ages and into the modern world. Hints […] Read more »

Cloud World Forum: 'Rightsizing' your cloud security features

Cloud World Forum: 'Rightsizing' your cloud security features I'm really looking forward to the Cloud World Forum, which will meet in London from June 24-25. Events of this type are great opportunities to immerse yourself in the current state of a given market. And the cloud market remains quite diverse and … Read more on […] Read more »