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Interior Department Chooses Gmail Over Microsoft Cloud
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jrathjen221
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5/4/2012 | 4:25:34 AM
re: Interior Department Chooses Gmail Over Microsoft Cloud
I participated in the NOAA transition to Google's services and thought it was well managed. I had to get used to e-mail "searching" over Outlook's "sorting" but now appreciate it's power. I operate on both the east and west coasts and have learned that g-Doc's group editing is pretty slick. I get to see the actions of other team members on a document in near real time. Works great for teleconferences. I miss the odd-even page numbering of Office, but happly give up minor formatting features for less distracting menus and a better focus on document content.

My BIGGEST concern is govt-held proprietary information. Unless I see the *actual* contract language between the gov and Google, I'm suspicious that the govt didn't do a good job of protecting private people's and private company's information held by the govt.
VasyaPupkinsan
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5/3/2012 | 3:54:08 AM
re: Interior Department Chooses Gmail Over Microsoft Cloud
So no more security risks from Microsoft on Interior Dept. emails as there are for hotmail users?
Armstrong Roberts
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5/2/2012 | 9:48:47 PM
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So will Google read all the Interior Dept. emails as they do for all other GMail users?


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