Google Apps vs. Microsoft Office 365

The University of Berkeley recently chose between the two giants in the cloud office space – Google and Microsoft. Nerds On Site offers both Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 (resold from AppRiver) and thought we’d share some of the University’s work on this comparison. There are two major offerings because one solution doesn’t fit everyone’s needs.

Microsoft Releases Record Number of Patches

As briefly described in the last post, Microsoft released a record number of patches and updates for Windows yesterday on it’s monthly Patch Tuesday release cycle. In total, 14 patches addressing 34 vulnerabilities, only a few of which are critical, but all should be downloaded and installed via Windows Update. Waiting to update could potentially mean leaving Windows at risk to be infected by viruses specifically designed to take advantage of the flaws in Windows at some point.