Yearly Archives - 2011

Our Latest Team Member…..Welcome Peter Wightman

As Zumzum continues to increase our customer base and the need to service the growing demand for implementing Cloud Computing Solutions we have created a new position in out team for a Cloud Computing Consultant. To take on this challenge Peter Wightman has joined our team of expert consultants. With over two decades of IT experience under his belt, Peter spent fifteen years of his career development within the Sun International Group in South Africa. Having started working at the [...]

We Have Moved!

Our office has relocated to Houldsworth Mill, a Grade II listed building in Stockport although you can still reach us on 087 080 33133. The move was transparent and seamless to our customers without any disruption to normal service. Our new office address is: Zumzum Limited Houldsworth Mill Houldsworth Street Stockport SK5 6DA As an icon of the Industrial Revolution, we felt the building is an ideal location to continue our Cloud Computing Revolution. Equipped with state of the art telecommunications and IT infrastructure this fully [...]

We’re Hiring – Come & Work With Us.

Google Apps Deployment Engineer With MS Exchange Experience Job Description This position is for a Microsoft Exchange Engineer who is interested helping organisations transition away from MS Exchange and onto Google Apps. You will be expected to lead Google Apps deployments and data migrations after sufficient on-the-job training from Google and our staff. You will be asked to assist our sales staff in delivering solutions around companies moving from MS Exchange to Google Apps. You will be involved in the full [...]

Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist in 78 minutes

Congratulations to our very own Bashrat Din who sat and passed the Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist exam 20 days after it was announced by Google. The largest part of that delay was waiting for the secure testing device to arrive from the US. Bash attended the exam in a secure, remote environment, being monitored via secure web cam and completed the exam in an impressive 78 minutes, less than half the time allocated to the exam. All aspects of [...]

Zumzum Attends Google Apps For Education User Group (UK)

Last week saw the inaugural user group meeting for Google Apps for Education in the UK. It was an extremely well attended and informative event at Loughborough University. Find out about the event itinerary here: Zumzum was one of a few Google Apps Authorised Resellers with a presence at the event and it was a real pleasure to network with both end users and Google Enterprise Staff. There are some incredible developments and add-ons being brought via the Google Apps Marketplace, [...]

Google Apps Cloud Connect – First Impressions.

It was wonderful to get our hands on the much anticipated "Google Cloud Connect" last week, which will allow Microsoft Office users to take advantage of the Google Apps Cloud for Collaboration. Having reviewed the presentations and the provided demonstration, the installation of Google Apps Cloud Connect took only a few moments. Once installed the plugin sits in the MS Application as a toolbar and is super-easy to sync to files to Google Docs. All seems to work [...]

Four New Educational Customers on Google Apps

December was a very successful month as four new educational customers migrated to Google Apps for Education with the help of Zumzum. Schools, colleges and universities are turning to Google Apps for Education to help reduce IT costs, simplify the IT over-head and workflow as well as gain the advantages of innovative technology in the classroom. View this presentation to see the full benefits of why so many educational establishments are choosing Google Apps for Education.