Stories by Juan Carlos Perez

Google gives Apps admins more control over their files and docs

By Juan Carlos Perez | 01 April, 2015 04:00

Google is giving systems admins more control over Apps documents in an attempt to alleviate concerns about securing company data after moving email and productivity software to the cloud.

5 things you need to know about Windows 10

By Juan Carlos Perez | 17 March, 2015 10:04

With the upcoming release of Windows 10, Microsoft looks to rebound from the lukewarm reaction to Windows 8. Here are five things CIOs and other IT leaders should know about the next version of the OS.

Microsoft beefs up Office 365's Delve, aims to complete its rollout by May

By Juan Carlos Perez | 17 March, 2015 04:32

Microsoft has boosted the functionality of the Office 365 enterprise search and discovery application Delve, and expects to finish its rollout to commercial Office 365 customers by mid-May.

Windows 10 to be free upgrade for many during its first year

By Juan Carlos Perez | 22 January, 2015 04:57

Four months after pitching Windows 10 to businesses, Microsoft is focusing on consumers at an event where CEO Satya Nadella and other officials are pledging that the new OS offers individuals significant advances over Windows 8, its problematic predecessor.

'The Interview' already Sony Pictures' top online film ever

By Juan Carlos Perez | 29 December, 2014 12:41

"The Interview," which is already linked to a massive corporate hack, a U.S.-North Korea spat and an outcry over censorship, now has another claim to fame: it's the most successful online film in Sony Pictures' history.

Sony: PlayStation Network is back online now, really

By Juan Carlos Perez | 29 December, 2014 02:02

After giving gamers false hope on Saturday, Sony now says its PlayStation Network has been fully restored after a Christmas Day attack that knocked it offline for about three days.

Reports: North Korea's Internet access, mobile networks down

By Juan Carlos Perez | 28 December, 2014 06:41

North Korea is reportedly suffering Internet and mobile phone service outages Saturday, as the country lashes out against the U.S. government and President Barack Obama.

PlayStation Network recovering after outage

By Juan Carlos Perez | 28 December, 2014 04:09

Sony's PlayStation Network is stabilizing after a suspected attack brought it down on Christmas Day and kept it unavailable for most of Friday.

Google and Avaya to bring Chromebooks and WebRTC to call centres

By Juan Carlos Perez | 11 December, 2014 05:06

Google and Avaya are chasing companies seeking to install or upgrade call center systems, promising them easier and more affordable deployments via Chromebooks and a WebRTC interface to the Avaya customer support software.

TigerText revamps UI, analytics in crowded enterprise mobile messaging market

By Juan Carlos Perez | 10 December, 2014 04:01

TigerText has revamped its enterprise mobile messaging app's interface and analytics, the latest player making moves to stand out and stay relevant in a crowded, intensely competitive market where consolidation appears imminent.

Google meshes multiple enterprise partner programs into one

By Juan Carlos Perez | 05 December, 2014 04:01

Google will try to boost the enthusiasm, commitment and sales of its enterprise partners with a revamped, consolidated program that offers more incentives and rewards.

Microsoft closes the book on its Nook partnership with Barnes & Noble

By Juan Carlos Perez | 05 December, 2014 03:58

A Nook deal Microsoft and Barnes & Noble struck with much fanfare less than three years ago has deflated, after failing to achieve its lofty goals in the e-reader market.

Google Apps users clamoring for Inbox

By Juan Carlos Perez | 04 December, 2014 08:13

Throngs of Google Apps customers are demanding access to Inbox, so the company is scrambling to release a version of this new email app for the workplace communication and productivity suite.

Office 365's spam filter gets smarter at sorting bulk mailings

By Juan Carlos Perez | 25 November, 2014 10:28

In time for the holiday shopping season, Microsoft has refined how Office 365 handles bulk promotional emails from vendors like Amazon, eBay and Macy's.

Google to Apps users: take more responsibility for protecting your accounts

By Juan Carlos Perez | 25 November, 2014 07:34

To get employees more involved in securing their Apps accounts, Google has tried to simplify how they monitor log-in activity and configure security settings.

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