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New Biz On The Block: VIP Clouds Excited About Joining The Google Apps Authorized Reseller Program

New Biz On The Block: VIP Clouds Excited About Joining The Google Apps Authorized Reseller Program

VIP Clouds today announced it has become an authorized reseller of the Google Apps™ suite of communication and collaboration tools. VIP Clouds will focus on helping clients utilize Google Apps to further enhance their business and improve their bottom line.

“We are proud, and extremely thrilled to be apart of the Google Apps Reseller program, and look forward to helping our clients understand the value and power of Google Apps for improving their business,” said Shane Walker, CEO of VIP Clouds. “Google Apps for Business offers an extremely broad set of powerful APIs that enable us to help businesses work more effectively and efficiently while significantly reducing IT costs.”

Google Apps brings simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations of any size – all hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance, and reduce IT costs. With Gmail (including Google email security, powered by Postini), Google Calendar, and integrated IM, users can stay connected and work together with ease. And, using Google Docs and Google Sites, which include word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and website creation tools, they can share files and collaborate in real-time, keeping versions organized and available wherever and whenever users work.

The Google Apps Reseller program includes resellers, consultants and independent software vendors that sell, service and customize Google Apps for Business for their customers. VIP Clouds received training, support and deployment services from Google, as well as access to APIs for integrating Google Apps into their customers' business operations. VIP Clouds is able to retain a close relationship with their customers in order to provide additional service and support. The businesses receiving Google Apps will benefit from the additional attention to their specific needs. For more information on the VIP Clouds’ program, or if you wish to set up a guest interview with Shane Walker for your radio show, or podcast please visit http://vipclouds.com. To learn more about the Google Apps Reseller program, go to www.google.com/apps/intl/en/resellers.

Google Offers SLA Backed Storage for as little as $0.02/GB/Month!!!

Google Offers SLA Backed Storage for as little as $0.02/GB/Month!!!

Google Apps for Business


If you are a Google Apps customer, you now have the advantage of purchasing additional SLA backed storage for as little as $.02/GB/month! The additional storage packages Google now offers to Google Apps for Business users are as follows. If you do the math, you can see how inexpensive it really is.

20 GB ($5.00 USD per year) = $0.02/GB/Month
80 GB ($20.00 USD per year) =$0.02/GB/Month
200 GB ($50.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month
400 GB ($100.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month
1 TB ($256.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month
2 TB ($512.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month
4 TB ($1,024.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month
8 TB ($2,048.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month
16 TB ($4,096.00 USD per year)= $0.02/GB/Month

For more information on how your business can benefit from Google Apps, just fill out the form below and VIP Clouds will contact you for a FREE CONSULTATION!


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Email: info@vipclouds.com



VIP Clouds is a Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Texas based Cloud Services & Solutions provider, as well as an authorized Google Enterprise Partner. We provide best in breed cloud consulting and solutions to businesses of all sizes.

VIP Clouds is not your typical cloud services provider in that  we don't believe in the “fork-lift” approach of “picking up everything and moving everything into The Cloud. ”  We also know that all clouds are NOT created equal.   For example, there are not many cloud storage providers that can boast of 99.999999999% durability, however,  Amazon's S3 Storage Cloud can.  Amazon's AWS cloud is one of the clouds we leverage for our customers.

At VIP Clouds, we consult with each of our customers to understand the unique business requirements and technical challenges.  We then work with your business to tailor and implement customized cloud solutions that best fit  your business needs.

From our Green Cloud Web-Hosting (powered by West Texas Wind Energy), to Amazon S3′s Cloud Storage boasting 99.99999999% durability (thats eleven 9s!,) to Google’s Enterprise Infrastructure & Apps, we ensure our Customers receive VIP treatment as we help them into The Cloud.

VIP Clouds is also proud to announce that we recently partnered with Google as Google Apps Enterprise Resellers!

For more information on how we can help your business, please contact us today!
(575)694- 2777


Why Google Apps For Business?

Proven cost savings

Google's web-based messaging and collaboration apps require no hardware or software and need minimal administration, creating tremendous time and cost savings for businesses.

End users can use the familiar Microsoft Outlook interface for email, contacts and calendar as they transition to Gmail and Google Calendar.

A leading research firm found that Google Apps is as little as 1/3 the total cost of competing solutions.

Want to see how much you could save with Google Apps compared to Microsoft Exchange 2007? Estimate your savings

50 times more storage than the industry average

Each employee gets 25 GB for email storage, so they can keep important messages and find them instantly with built-in Google search.

Gmail is designed so employees can spend less time managing their inboxes, and more time being productive. Time-saving features like message threading, message labels, fast message search and powerful spam filtering help employees work efficiently with high volumes of email.

Mobile email, calendar and IM access

With several options for accessing their information while on the go, employees can be productive with Google Apps even when they're not at their desks.

At no extra charge, Google Apps supports over-the-air mobile access on BlackBerry devices, the iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android and many less powerful phones. Learn more

99.9% uptime reliability guarantee with synchronous replication

We guarantee that Google Apps will be available at least 99.9% of the time, so your employees are more productive and so you can worry less about system downtime.**

With synchronous replication, your data and activity in Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Sites is simultaneously preserved in multiple secure data centers. If one data center is unable to serve your requests, the system is designed to instantly fall back to another data center that can serve your account with no interruption in service.

The Radicati Group found that Microsoft Exchange typically has 60 minutes of unplanned downtime per month. Google Apps customers typically experience less than 15 minutes of downtime per month. Read more

Information security and compliance

When you trust your company's information to Google, you can be confident that your critical information is safe and secure.

Google's information security team, including some of the world’s foremost experts in information, application and network security, are focused on keeping your information safe. Google and many other customers trust this system with highly sensitive corporate data. Learn more

Businesses get these customizable security features with Google Apps:

  • Custom spam and inbound mail filtering tools, powered by Postini, to complement powerful spam filters that automatically work with no up-front configuration.
  • Custom outbound mail filtering tools to prevent sensitive information from being distributed, powered by Postini.
  • Custom information sharing rules to determine how broadly employees are allowed to share with Google Docs, Google Calendar and Google Sites.
  • Custom password length requirements and visual strength indicators to help employees pick secure passwords.
  • Enforced SSL connections with Google Apps to ensure secure HTTPS access.
  • Optional email archiving, up to 10 years of retention.

Full administrative and data control

Administrators can deeply customize Google Apps to meet their technical, branding and business requirements.

Integration options let you connect Google Apps to your existing IT infrastructure.

  • Single sign-on API connects Google Apps to your existing authentication system.
  • User provisioning utility and API connect Google Apps to your existing user directory system.
  • Email routing and email gateway support let you run Google Apps alongside an existing email solution.
  • Email migration utility and API let you bring mail from your existing email solution into Google Apps.

System branding and data ownership give Google Apps your look and feel, and ensures customer ownership of employee data.

  • Custom user accounts on your compay's internet domain.
  • Custom logo and colors in the applications.
  • Contractual customer ownership of employee data.

Helpful 24/7 customer support

Google Apps is highly reliable and easy to operate, but support is available for administrators should you need it.

Support options include:

  • Phone support for critical issues
  • Email support
  • Self-service online support

Google Apps also has a deep network of partners ready to help businesses with deployment, data migration, user training, system integration and custom application development. Learn more* You will be asked to provide a credit card number to sign up for the free Google Apps for Business trial. However, you can cancel at any time before the end of your free trial and your card will not be charged.

** The 99.9% uptime SLA for Google Apps is offered to organizations using Google Apps for Business, as described in the Google Apps for Business Terms of Service.


Welcome to the VIP Clouds Website!


VIP Clouds is committed to helping our clients transition their company seamlessly into the cloud with the use of the Google Enterprise system, Google Apps for Business. Cloud computing can save companies tens-of-thousands of dollars each year by making it easier for them to manage their resources without sacrificing quality or security.

VIP Clouds helps companies

  • Go Green with Cloud Web hosting (powered by West Texas Wind Energy)
  • SAVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS a year by migrating from Microsoft Exchange to The Google Enterprise Cloud
  • Provide Google Apps support
  • Evaluate existing infrastructure to determine cost effective solutions
  • Provide Google Apps training
  • Provide consulting on Cloud Computing
  • And MUCH MORE!

If your business is located in the Dallas / Fort Worth, TX area, and you would like a FREE consultation on how we can help your business to expand into the cloud, feel free to fill out the form on our ABOUT page.


Efficient Synergies

Efficient Synergies specializes in helping customers identify and execute upon opportunities to reduce costs and increase ROI by leveraging technologies, project management methodologies, and our passion for helping customers succeed.

Our services include:

Project Management — (Specializing in Web 2.0 & Cloud Technologies)
Professional Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & Google Positioning

Cloud Technologies/Services

* Microsoft to Google Apps Migrations (Exchange, SharePoint)
* Google Apps for Business
* Amazon Web Services
* Website Hosting

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Phone: 972-896-1515
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