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Google Drive 101: Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Google Drive? Google Drive allows you to store, share, and access files on Google servers. These files range from documents, presentations and spreadsheets to photos, audio, and videos. Data stored in Google Cloud is encrypted at the storage level by an AES256 or AES128 encryption. Google Drive can act as a backup solution for your files, allowing you to free up some of the storage on your computer. When you upload your files on Google Drive, you can access them from anywhere and from any device. Offline access is also available. To view your files offline, you need to right click on the file and turn on "Available offline” option. Google Drive allows you to cross collaborate and share files with your team. All files are private unless you provide access to other viewers, who can then edit, suggest, comment, or download those files. Google Drive’s standard plan is the free plan that allows 15GB storage. This is enough if you plan to use occasionally to store so

The Ultimate Solution for Data Centralization in Real Estate

With the growing trend of remote working caused by the COVID pandemic, companies have found ways to navigate the operational switch to an increasingly online environment. But each industry may face a unique set of challenges. Architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms, for example, have engineers, designers, and architects who rely on heavy-duty applications which require more powerful hardware. This can make cloud migration prohibitively expensive. Amazon, for example, charges $755 - $1000 per month for hosted desktops with GPU processors. They can also face challenges sending large files over low bandwidth, high latency links, sharing files, or maintaining data control and security. Of course, there are solutions to these problems, but they are found in different applications. In this article, we'll discuss how CentreStack addresses data security, compliance, and control for a real estate company.  Problem Statement (Real-life case study)  A real estate company used

Delight Users By Solving Their Problems with CentreStack

In a recent conversation, a valued channel partner wanted to talk about generating more interest in CentreStack. They sent thousands of pieces of collateral, had hundreds of meetings but were a little disappointed with the 5% conversion rate. After reviewing the collateral together, we quickly identified the problem. Turns out they were focused on promoting CentreStack features instead of identifying customer problems.  This approach worked fine when a customer was already in an advanced stage of their "buyer's journey" and had already done the pain translation work; but, more often than not, the customer was still in the earlier stages of their journey and didn't even realize they had a problem that CentreStack could solve.  In an effort to make it easier to identify common pain points, we are working on a new set of videos, PowerPoint presentations, and brochures that ask direct questions about pain points that have compelling solutions from CentreStack.  This appro