Posts by "ShuttleCloud"

Customer Stories | Google Contacts

Google Contacts Leverages ShuttleCloud to Power Onboarding for Millions of Users

Contacts is Google’s primary online address book manager. It’s available as a standalone service, within Gmail (Google’s free email service), and as a part of Google’s business-oriented suite of web apps, Google Apps for Work.

The Contacts team wanted a process that would help onboard new users by importing contacts seamlessly from their previous webmail providers.

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Customer Stories | Comcast

Comcast Enhances New Users’ Onboarding with ShuttleCloud

Comcast, the leading American mass media company, is one of the largest broadcasting and cable providers in the world. Through the XFINITY Connect web portal, Comcast provides email and voicemail access to its high-speed internet/voice customers.

The Comcast XFINITY team wanted a solution that would improve new users’ onboarding by seamlessly importing emails and contacts from their previous webmail providers.

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Customer Stories | Gmail

Gmail Enhances the Onboarding of 1+ Billion Users Thanks to ShuttleCloud’s Migration Solution

Gmail is Google’s free ad-supported email service. With more than 1 billion active users, Gmail is the biggest free email provider in the world. Moreover, it is very popular among companies, with 60% of mid-sized US companies and 92% of startups choosing Gmail as their business email provider.

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Email providers supported by ShuttleCloud

One of ShuttleCloud API’s differential values is the large number of supported email providers. Currently, our platform supports email and contacts migrations from 247 email providers.

Thanks to that, our customers can help their users import email and contacts easily, reducing the friction users face when they switch to a new provider.

This is the complete list of email providers supported by ShuttleCloud:

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Email, a consumer service and a business necessity

The way I first perceived email was, it was something my parents did for work.” These words are from a 21 year old senior interviewed by the Wall Street Journal for an article on the perception of email amongst  younger generations.

Our first reaction when we started reading was that it was going to be yet another article forecasting email’s imminent demise. But in reality, it’s clear that insights like these actually help us understand that there still is a future for email as a communication tool.

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The Cloud Condenser – Volume 4

ShuttleCloud is proud to present notable cloud industry news from December 2012.

This series is updated bi-weekly with the latest and greatest resources on all things cloud.

Overview of e-Discovery Across the Microsoft Office Platform | Mike Ferrara of CMS Wire
E-Discovery, a recently popularized term that describes the use of technology to aid litigation, is now being equipped with a full suite of software, courtesy of Office 365.

Cloud research: Cost matters most and confusion remains | Michael Krigsman of Cloud Ave
Interesting piece of resarch by KPMG that details the primary barriers to cloud adoption. In short, they are a) evidence of cost savings, b) the shift to usage-driven pricing, and c) the ability of clients to form business cases. This research and insight also resonates with our former post on obstacles to cloud migration.

Forrester Cloud Predictions 2013: Cloud Deployments To Become Enterprise Reality | David Roe of CMS Wire
You’ll certainly want to bookmark this amibitious list by James Staten of Forrester. Backed by research and insight that only a visionary can, well, envision, this post includes 10 cloud predictions for 2013 ranging from pricing models to security issues and new industry players.

The Top 5 Microsoft Headlines Of 2012 – And The Real Trends Behind Them | Mark Hachman of readwrite
In terms of press, Microsoft had a great year of headlines and innovation in 2012. We’ll see the numbers-based ROI in the coming months of quarterly reports, but it’s exciting nonetheless to review the handiwork of a new OS, a new phone, and an entirely revamped product line.

Microsoft, Google Exchange Blows Over Gmail, Calendar, Contacts and Email | David Roe of CMS Wire
We think Microsoft and Google will capture most of the cloud market share by Q4 2013. They must feel the same way, because in a few weeks (Jan 30) Google is cutting off Google Sync, a feature that allows smartphone users to download and seamlessly integrate contacts and calendars between devices. The service works through Microsoft’s Exchange ActiveSync.