UpSafe G Suite Backup in Education

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Microsoft OneDrive Security

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With the fast adoption of Office 365 cloud platform, organizations are getting started with MS Exchange online and also achieving OneDrive environment for free. Businesses who are already working with OneDrive might face numbers of data security, governance, and compliance questions. Apart from the robust security features provided by OneDrive, the user-based activities can also … Continued


Google Team Drives Access Management

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A Team Drive provides shared storage space for people in organizations that use G Suite Business, Education, or Enterprise edition. What differentiates a Team Drive from a person’s standard My Drive is that the Team Drive acts as the owner of any files and folders created or added to the Team Drive. As a result, … Continued


How to Recover a File in SharePoint

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If you’re using SharePoint Online (part of Office 365) there are some implications when it comes to restoring files, libraries, or sites if something bad happens. In this post, I explain how to recover from when you mistakenly delete stuff, when things go corrupt, or, you know, those inventible times when content seems to grow … Continued


Team Drive and Google Drive: Pros and Cons

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Team Drive used to be the most anticipated G Suite feature before its release in early 2017. Although When you actually start sorting out your data there comes a choice between normal “My Drive” folders and Team Drives. Which one is better? As you might have guessed there is no clear answer to this question: … Continued


OneDrive for Business Tips

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More than ever, employees are relying on cloud-based tools that allow them to work smarter and more effectively. For organizations running Office 365, One Drive for Business is becoming the focal point for end users and cloud IT admins alike. It’s helping end users collaborate and giving admins additional capabilities to manage their tenant’s influx … Continued


UpDates. Vol IX, February 2019

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UpSafe has done a lot of improvements into our Office 365 Backup and G Suite Backup systems in February. Here are some of the most significant things we managed to improve during the last month: Our system can now keep original Modification date for restored OneDrive, Google Drive, SharePoint and Team Drives items, reducing the amount … Continued


Comparison: Google Drive vs Google TeamDrive

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In terms of file management and maintenance G Suite offers two interconnected solutions: Google Drive and Google TeamDrive. The question I am looking to answer in this article is the following: does Google TeamDrive produce any value for customers’ in corporate usage, compared to simply Google Drive. Although the main difference between them might see … Continued


Team Drives Management Tips

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Google gives people who use G Suite Business, Enterprise, Education, or Nonprofit editions two distinct types of Google Drive storage: My Drive and Team Drives. Both serve as a reliable place to store, organize, and share files. Yet, there’s one major difference between the two: When you add a file to a Team Drive, all … Continued


6 Easy Steps to SharePoint Security

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Control User Access with Permissions SharePoint has built-in security features that, as a Site Administrator, allow you to control who has access to sites and/or specific content – including monitoring exact documents and seeing when they were accessed. Every individual site is part of a Site Collection – a group formed in a hierarchical structure … Continued