Google Drive Is Going To Release Google Apps Domains

For the business which is using Google Drive a good news today announced by Google:

Google Drive comes to Scheduled Release Google Apps domains

If you work in a Scheduled Release Google Apps domain and have been itching to try Google Drive, you’re in luck! Starting today, we’ll begin rolling out Google Drive to Scheduled Release domains. When your domain has access, you can sign up at drive.google.com/start.
Note: This rollout will take place over the next few days. If you don’t have immediate access, try again at a later time.

Check here for official message.


Check SkyDrive Status

Windows Live SkyDrive is a kind of cloud computing service which let user “Store, organize, and download your files, photos, and favorites onWindows Live servers, and access them from any computer with an Internet connection. Share photos and files that you create with your friends, collaborate on documents, or display photos and files that you create for anyone on the Windows Live network.”

SkyDrive is free, the storage size up to 25 GB for each user. It is better than Google and Apple.

 

Check how many available Sky Drive which you have:

Go to your Hotmail or Live mail, and locate the SkyDrive link:

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Click SkyDrive link and go to SkyDrive page, you can find the usage of SkyDrive is just showing on the right side:

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More Status:

 

You can check SkyDrive status here.

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In the status page , you can check normal status or abnormal status (see above red rectangle), when you click abnormal icon, you can see more detail information like following:

 

Time

Summary

June 4 4:11 AM

The problem is now resolved. We’re sorry for the inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience.

June 4 3:44 AM

We’re continuing to investigate and will provide another update by June 4 5:45 AM.

June 4 1:43 AM

We’re working on the problem and will provide an update by June 4 3:45 AM.

June 3 11:44 PM

We’re still working on the problem and will post another update by June 4 1:45 AM.

June 3 9:44 PM

We’re continuing to work on the problem and will post another update by June 3 11:45 PM.

June 3 7:43 PM

We’re continuing to investigate and will provide another update by June 3 9:45 PM.

June 3 7:37 PM

We’re working on the problem and will provide an update by June 3 9:45 PM.

June 3 5:36 PM

We’re still working on the problem and will post another update by June 3 7:45 PM.

June 3 3:55 PM

We’re continuing to work on the problem and will post another update by June 3 6:00 PM.

June 3 2:12 PM

We’re continuing to investigate and will provide another update by June 3 4:15 PM.

June 3 1:46 PM

We’re working on the problem and will provide an update by June 3 4:00 PM.

June 3 11:46 AM

We’re still working on the problem and will post another update by June 3 2:00 PM.

June 3 11:40 AM

We’re continuing to work on the problem and will post another update by June 3 1:45 PM.

June 3 9:45 AM

We’re continuing to investigate and will provide another update by June 3 12:00 PM.

June 3 9:40 AM

We’re working on the problem and will provide an update by June 3 11:45 AM.

June 3 7:40 AM

We’re still working on the problem and will post another update by June 3 9:45 AM.

June 3 5:40 AM

We’re continuing to work on the problem and will post another update by June 3 7:45 AM.

June 3 3:40 AM

We’re continuing to investigate and will provide another update by June 3 5:45 AM.

June 3 1:43 AM

We’re aware of a problem with Hotmail that’s affecting some people. The problem started at June 1 9:00 AM. We’re investigating and will provide an update by June 3 3:45 AM. Some people might be experiencing delays when using Hotmail.

Office 365 and iCloud news

Today we got 2 news about cloud computingL

The first one is that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed Office 365 will be released in June 28, this is no more bate version.

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"June 28th is the date for General Availability of Office 365! > 100,000 real customers on beta…Partners, are you ready???" Jon Roskill, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group, said via Twitter.

Microsoft Office 365 for professionals and small businesses is a subscription service that combines the familiar Microsoft Office Web Apps with a set of web-enabled tools that are easy to learn and use, that work with your existing hardware, and that come backed by the robust security, reliability, and control you need to run your business.

The second is Apple revealed Apple’s cloud computing service today. They named it iCloud.

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Apple announced iCloud will replace MobileMe, ending the products lifetime and moving all services over to iCloud. It was also announced that iCloud is free of charge. The cloud based system allows users to store Music, Photos, Apps, iBooks and Contacts, as well as serving as a platform for Apple’s email servers, and calendars. Each account has 5GB of free storage.

Want a Cloud Computing business ?

Did you hear Cloud Computing ? If you don’t know the tech of Cloud Computing, do you want a Cloud Computing business ?

Let’s learning sth. about Google Apps Authorized Reseller Program

What is the Google Apps Authorized Reseller program and how does it work?

Take a look at the short video for a program overview. Then browse this web site for more on the business opportunity, the program requirements and benefits, and the roles you and Google play in the customer relationship. If this all sounds right, then get started by applying here.

Can we make money? Since Google Apps is so affordable for our clients, doesn’t that mean less margin for us?

While the per user list price of Google Apps is likely much lower than the cost of your clients’ existing systems, that doesn’t mean a lower total margin for you. The change in paradigm to SaaS and the constant incremental improvements from Google mean a wealth of new recurring revenue opportunities for resellers, integrators and other solution providers.

Businesses of all sizes are looking into how these products can best fit into and enhance how they work. From business process consulting on Google Apps adoption, to worry-free management of the application services, to comprehensive end user and administrator support &ndashh; deep knowledge of our product and interfaces will offer you new revenue opportunities at a fraction of the overhead cost you’re accustomed to. Also deployment, data migration, change management, and systems integration projects should fit into your business just as they do today. In fact, because Google Apps is so affordable, customers have more budget for additional valuable services from you.

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