Author: Ravee Gokulgaandhi

As the world was slowly moving on from the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, several organizations had adopted cloud computing to enable work from home for their employees. These organizations braced themselves to the idea of smart working where if a worker cannot come to work, work will come to worker. And this has been increasingly made possible by organizations moving most of their workload on cloud which not only includes line of business systems but also end user computing devices, and their administration & management. These organizations have also increasingly adopted hiring people via leading freelancing sites to eliminate the geographical…

Read More

Are you a freelancer, or small business or a professional in legal, medical or accounting industry and using free email like gmail.com, outlook.com, or yahoo.com? I have been asked this question umpteen times on why should we opt for a Premium Email service rather than a free or freemium email service. In 2020, the number of global e-mail users amounted to four billion and is set to grow to 4.6 billion users in 2025. With the internet becoming increasingly accessible, the number of emails sent and received globally has increased each year since 2017. While roughly 306.4 billion emails were…

Read More

WordPress needs no introduction. Because 42% of all websites on the entire Internet currently use WordPress as their content management system. This number is 36% for top 1 million websites, 20% for top 100K websites, and 14% for top 10K websites respectively (as of writing this Blog in July 2021). WordPress can be self hosted on your own hosting environment, or you can use a web hosting service like , or among many other hosting providers. This Blog Post would however talk about how to host WordPress on Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine using Oracle Linux 8.0. I assume that you…

Read More

Microsoft and Google for long have been competing on the productivity suite and collaboration space ever since Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace were launched in 2010 and 2011 respectively. What started as business email, cloud storage, productivity apps and communication and messaging tool are now enterprise grade digital workspace solutions that tick all the top-level boxes on your company’s communications and productivity checklist. Considering both these companies are leader in cloud platform, it is imperative that the underlying infrastructure is highly reliable, resilient and globally available. While the two companies have strived hard to dominate the market, they have taken…

Read More

Google Workspace for long has been the de-facto collaboration and communication tool for small and medium businesses as well as emerging enterprises. Being an intuitive tool to both configure and use, it did not require too much of information technology support oversight. But as the world started moving towards remote working, their need to add security and governance to their data increased multifold and so did convenient to use single sign on and multi factor authentication. as well as managing BYOD and Company owned devices. While these organizations were looking for such functionalities within Google Workspace, they realized significant that…

Read More

Hoping all my readers are healthy and safe from Covid-19 situation. With the current lock down in many countries, we have seen that not only commercial establishments have established work from home for their employees and other staff members, but also schools have enabled study from home where students are asked to have classes from home via telepresence tools like Microsoft Teams, Zoom & Google Hangout. This year, while many of us are confined to our homes, protecting our communities from COVID-19, and relying on our home networks more than ever it seemed especially important to write this blog post during these troubled times…

Read More

There are memes going around various social networking sites on who led digital transformation in your company. But what is the essence of this meme? Digital Transformation is not the sudden digitization of your business, but rather as a holistic strategy to reform your company’s traditional processes and to streamline existing experiences for both your employees and your customers, with a focus on reinventing, rather than refining your existing services. It is a long term strategy that can be likened to a marathon, and not a sprint. The goal of digital transformation is to increase revenue, provide better customer experience,…

Read More

Startups, Digital Natives & Enterprises — they are all challenged when their employees work remotely. The Place (Workplace), The People (Workforce) & The Productivity (Work) are no longer confined to their offices on an official computer working under a secure network. The work society has evolved from cabin based offices to open offices to telepresence based apps that allow you to work from anywhere, whether you are working at the airport, at the café or confined into your home such as now when Covid-19 has confined people into their homes. But this is no longer a compulsion that has coerced employees to setup work from home policy, but also an…

Read More