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Submit Your August Caption Now and LOL with Onix

It's a cartoon caption contest that will give you a little comic relief from your daily grind. We draw the cartoons. You write the appropriate, lighthearted captions. The winning caption will be featured on the Onix website and newsletter.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon

Cloud Fans Assemble: Cleveland AWS Meetup Wants You!

If talking about cloud infrastructure with other Northeast Ohio techies gets you stoked, plan to join the new Cleveland AWS Meetup. This new group, focusing on the power of Amazon Web Services, will hold our first Meetup in September.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

G Suite Updates: Grammar and Security and AI. Oh My!

In the past year, Google has introduced more than 100 changes to G Suite, including those announced last week at Google Cloud Next ‘18. Much is driven by machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the cloud experience.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Webinar! Education and the Social Intranet: Get the 411

Education and collaboration go hand in hand, both in the classroom and in the cloud. In this webinar, learn how to elevate the learning experience and engagement in and out of the classroom with cloud computing solutions.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, Events

Scale the G Suite Adoption Plateau to Elevate Productivity

You’ve begun embracing G Suite in a move away from legacy workplace productivity tools, but you’ve hit an adoption plateau. Don’t worry. It’s not forever. You can get unstuck and propel your organization toward company-wide implementation.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Onix Achieves Specialization from Google Cloud

Google Cloud has recognized Onix’s technical proficiency and proven success in Enterprise Collaboration. We are proud to announce we recently achieved the Enterprise Collaboration Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Partner Specialization...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Digital Accessibility for the Blind: It’s a Must

Earlier this month, Onix’s Equidox team immersed ourselves in the world of the visually impaired at the National Federation of the Blind’s (NFB) annual convention and got a close look at how crucial digital accessibility is for the blind.

Topics: Equidox, Events

Google Cloud Search: We’ll Share What We Know at Next ‘18

With the impending end of the Google Search Appliance, it’s time to think about what’s next: Google Cloud Search. It launches soon; Onix’s own Bryan McKay and our client Whirlpool Corp. will share insight into this at Google Cloud Next '18.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

Time's Up Webinar: The GSA Expiration Plan You Need Today

Time’s up! The days for your Google Search Appliance (GSA) are numbered. Join Onix and Coveo on Wednesday, Aug. 1, for a 45-minute session to learn what it takes to migrate from the GSA before the expiration date arrives.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Coveo

Online Auctioneer Places Winning Bid on Cloud Solutions

The internet plays a huge role in today’s secondhand and auction markets. For Toronto-based online auctioneer MaxSold, cloud solutions improved infrastructure, eliminated data backup and recovery challenges and halted DoS website attacks.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: July 2018

Congratulations to Debbie Rada from Lakewood, Ohio for submitting the winning caption to the July 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Debbie played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Go West to Google Cloud Next with a Winning Deal from Onix

Are you ready to score big? Don’t miss Onix at Google Cloud Next ‘18 to learn how we can help you build a winning cloud strategy that elevates your organization to the next level of productivity, collaboration, efficiency and success.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration, Events

Onix Expands Cloud Solutions with Amazon Web Services

Through our new collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), we have expanded our cloud computing infrastructure services to provide our clients with more options on their cloud adoption journey, and assist them in achieving their unique business...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure

Onix Shares Enterprise Search Savvy at Coveo Impact ‘18

Onix took its cloud solutions and enterprise search expertise on the road to Coveo Impact 2018 in San Francisco on June 6-8. Our team met with a sold-out crowd of more than 200 attendees at this event. Here are a few highlights.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

Webinar! It’s Not Too Late to Embrace the Social Intranet

Whether you’re exploring the idea of deploying a social intranet in the cloud or you’re looking at new alternatives that pair with G Suite, there’s still time to check out our recent webinar to learn what’s right for your organization.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: June 2018

Congratulations to Justyn Clevenger from Marysville, Ohio for submitting the winning caption to the June 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Justyn played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Enterprise Search

ISTE ‘18: See Our Cloud Computing Solutions for Education

When you visit ISTE 2018, the “epicenter of EdTech” next month in Chicago, you’ll discover how the latest in transformative learning tools can change what you do. These include cloud computing solutions for education from Onix.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, Events

Uncover Location-Based Services at Digital Banking 2018

Banking customers need to find the nearest branch or ATM on the go. So, isn’t it time your financial institution explores the latest in location-based services? We’re here to help you do that at Digital Banking 2018.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services, Events

Elevate Data in the Enterprise at Actifio Data Driven 2018

You have the right infrastructure strategy, but what about safeguarding your data in the enterprise so that it’s always on and accessible? It’s time to learn more by immersing yourself in two days of all things data at Actifio Data Driven 2018.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, Events

Got a Need for Speed? Strap in with Google Chrome

A couple of months ago, I introduced you to Google Chrome OS and why today’s businesses can benefit from migrating away from Microsoft Windows. Now let’s examine the first of Chrome’s pillars, speed, and what it means for your enterprise.

Topics: Google Chrome, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Onix Talks Enterprise Search at Coveo Impact 2018

Onix has delivered 15+ years of unparalleled enterprise search experience to its clients. Now, as a key sponsor for the 2nd Annual Coveo Impact in San Francisco, we’ll share this expertise with IT pros from across the world. Are you one of them?

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

How-To 5à7 Montreal: The Google Cloud Platform Journey

Is your organization ready to join the revolution and start on its own cloud journey? If you live in or around Montreal, you can learn how to take the first steps to elevating your organization to the next level with Google Cloud Platform.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, Events

Hey Milwaukee ... Let’s Meetup for Google Cloud Platform!

Got cloud computing in Milwaukee? Or are you thinking about a Google Cloud Platform transformation? We have a new Meetup for you. Mix, mingle and learn with other IT pros, Googlers and Onix cloud solutions experts in this GCP-focused group.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, Events

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: May 2018

Congratulations to Mike Lockwood from Marysville, Ohio for submitting the winning caption to the May 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Mike played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Custom App Development Revives Legacy Web Applications

Did you know Chrome and Microsoft Edge don’t support Java, ActiveX controls, toolbars, VBScript and other common legacy apps used on many business websites? So what’s an enterprise to do? Start considering custom app development.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Custom App Development

Government Agencies Can Now Deploy Google Cloud Platform

Government officials at the federal, state and local levels, if you weren’t sure you could deploy Google Cloud Platform within your organization because of security concerns, we have some great news for you. FedRAMP has deemed it secure.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

The New Google Maps Platform: What Does It All Mean?

This week Google introduced a new generation of Google Maps, now known as Google Maps Platform. It includes updates designed to make it easier to take advantage of new maps and location-based features. It also includes major billing and pricing...

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

Is It Time to Migrate to Google Cloud Platform?

From a keen understanding of how to interconnect networks to building bulletproof security and access management protocols, experienced partners know that infrastructure dictates the entire Google Cloud Platform deployment process.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Onix Achieves Google Cloud Infrastructure Partner Specialization

We are pleased to announce Onix's Cloud Consulting practice has achieved the Google Cloud Infrastructure Partner Specialization. Our team has proven its expertise in building solutions in the infrastructure field using Google Cloud Platform.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, News

The Social Intranet: Is It Right for Your Organization?

Social. Mobile. Smart. That’s how LumApps describes the intranets it builds for Google’s G Suite. If you’ve contemplated building a social intranet at your organization, it’s time to learn more. We have the perfect webinar for you.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Point of View: Sharing Document Accessibility at CSUN 2018

What happens when you get nearly 5,000 global visitors together to explore the latest in assistive technology and practical solutions for people with disabilities in educational, workplace and social settings? Motivation and brain power.

Topics: Equidox

Next Columbus Meetup Set for May 10. Join Us!

Looking for like-minded individuals to talk about life in the Google cloud in Columbus, Ohio? This perfect Columbus meetup group helps you elevate your business to the next level of productivity, collaboration, efficiency and success.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, Events

Don’t Hesitate: You Need a GSA Replacement Plan Now

Do you have your GSA replacement lined up? The gold standard of enterprise search, Google Search Appliance, is reaching end of life in 2019. Now is the time to start thinking about your next solution so you can make a seamless transition.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Onix Talks Cloud Collaboration at Salesforce World Tour

Got cloud collaboration? Onix does, and we can show you why elevating your organization to the cloud will help you reach new levels of productivity, efficiency and success. Come see for yourself at Salesforce World Tour Toronto on May 3.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, Events

Expanded Enterprise Search Solutions Offered Through Coveo Partnership

LAKEWOOD, OHIO – Onix has expanded its enterprise search offerings to elevate customers to the next level of efficiency and success by joining forces with Coveo Solutions Inc., a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered search and relevance.

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: April 2018

Congratulations to Errol Sigler from Portland, OR for submitting the winning caption to the April 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Errol played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Need Google Cloud Platform Help, Columbus? It's Here!

Got data? You’ve come to the right Meetup! This Columbus, Ohio group focuses on the power of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and how it elevates businesses to the next level. Don’t miss our next gathering with Google experts on March 29.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, Events

Isn’t It Time You Offer Online Document Accessibility?

You’ve built the perfect website with great design and compelling content. But can visitors using assistive technology access this information? Do you offer document accessibility for PDF files housed there so all visitors can view them?

Topics: Equidox

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: March 2018

Congratulations to Michael Hennel from Broadview Heights, OH for submitting the winning caption to the March 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Michael played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions...

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

G Suite: Just Say No to Remote Worker FOMO

Increasingly more employees wake up, shower, pour a cup of caffeinated goodness and go to work — in the next room. But, are they logging into G Suite productivity tools to stay connected, or are they feeling excluded from key HQ happenings?

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Get Trained at Onix’s Hands-On G Suite Admin Boot Camp Class

Want a deeper understanding of the G Suite Admin Console so you can better manage daily activities in a G Suite environment? Our G Suite Admin Boot Camp gives you hands-on experience to prepare for the Google Certified Administrator exam.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, Events

Cloud Computing Infrastructure Keeps Lawyers Connected

Personal injury law firm Cannon & Dunphy continually faced unacceptable server downtime and inaccessible data. Leadership sought reliable cloud computing infrastructure to keep sensitive client information at the legal staff’s fingertips.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Cloud Solution Gives Top Lab High Data Availability

A research laboratory lacked a disaster recovery plan and high data availability in the event of a network outage. Because of the nature of its work, the lab required a reliable cloud solution now, not in the middle of a data emergency.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure

4 Ways to Start Enjoying the Chrome Experience from 9-5

What if I said it’s possible to seamlessly connect your company’s devices to the cloud under a single, secure operating system — from employee laptops, desktops and mobile phones to video conferencing to digital signage to whiteboards? 

Topics: Google Chrome, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

How Do I Build a Solid Enterprise Search Business Case?

All companies have a digital search problem, even yours. It’s not that you don’t have enough information. There’s plenty out there. But, locating it takes time and effort. In fact, think back to the last time you needed to find something.

Topics: Enterprise Search

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Feb. 2018

Congratulations to Tim Millikin from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for submitting the winning caption to the February 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Tim played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions...

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Enterprise Search

New Year, Better Tech: Swipe Right on Cloud Solutions

Your servers are dedicated, but that doesn't mean you have to be. They can be costly, unreliable and high maintenance. Who needs that? Not your company. Why not resolve to break up with your servers and give cloud solutions a try in 2018?

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure

Top 10 Technology Articles Published on Onix Insights in 2017

Onix Insights covers the hot tech news. Our Top 10 2017 technology articles examined enterprise search, web accessibility and cloud computing innovation. Even our Google G Suite award, new Toronto office and 25th anniversary made the list!

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Enterprise Search, Workplace Cloud Collaboration, Equidox

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Jan. 2018

Congratulations to Peggy Booth from Orlando, FL for submitting the winning caption to the January 2018 LOL with Onix cartoon. Peggy played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Enterprise Search

Onix Trendwatch: Cloud Trends, Happenings and Hot Takes for 2018

A new year brings fresh predictions for what lies ahead in the business. Cloud computing is no exception. As 2017 wraps up, our cloud experts gazed into their cloud crystal balls to share what they expect to see happening digitally in 2018.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Onix Introduces OKEA at Enterprise Search & Discovery

Does your corporation deal with huge volumes of data stored in multiple repositories making information retrieval complicated and frustrating? Onix can help you make a viable business case to help your company solve your search challenges.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Dec. 2017

Congratulations to Regis Garrity from Westlake, OH for submitting the winning caption to the December 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Regis played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Nov. 2017

Congratulations to Alice Augustine from Thousand Oaks, CA for submitting the winning caption to the November 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

GCP Partners with Puppet to Offer Easier Cloud Adoption

Google Cloud recently announced a partnership with Puppet that gives enterprise teams a faster way to deploy applications in the cloud. The partnership will let users reduce IT costs and enjoy GCP services like data analytics capabilities.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Google Cloud Indianapolis Event

Onix hosted a Google Cloud executive dinner at Harry & Izzy’s in Indianapolis on November 30, 2017.  Google and Onix — Google Cloud Premier Partner — discussed the future of Cloud and how to drive enterprise digital transformation.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration, G Suite, GCP, Events

Onix Breaks Attendance Record at Annual Client-Partner Conference

Also celebrates 25 years of company success LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix experienced record-breaking attendance at its annual client-partner conference held earlier this month. The event, known as Syzygy, included presentations, training and an event at the...

Topics: Events, News

Q&A: The Ultimate Guide to Moving to the Cloud

Organizations with on-premise data centers face challenges such as costly maintenance issues, limited resources and a lack of competitive edge. Moving your data center to the cloud is a must in today’s fast-paced competitive marketplace.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Onix Lends a Hand to Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area

Team members from Onix’s Toronto office recently used their annual volunteer day to help Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area with their Pinery Trail project. The project’s goal is to provide townhome-style housing for 50 families.

Topics: News

Make Sense of your Location Data with Google Maps

All organizations have location data, and usually a lot of it! This might include information such as fleet driving logs, field reports from the outside sales staff or receipts from business trips and other meetings.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

Search Experts to Examine AI, Bots, & Enterprise Search

Onix search experts joined Lucidworks to speak at the Enterprise Search & Discovery Conference in Washington, DC. Now in its 14th year, this is the only conference dedicated to this critical business and technical challenge.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

We Rolled Out the Red Carpet for Syzygy by Onix 2017

Onix hosted our annual 2017 Syzygy event to align our customers, partners and guests for discussions, collaboration and fun! We rolled out the red carpet to celebrate our 25th anniversary. See our top ten list from this memorable event!

Topics: Events

Video: Optimize Your Resources with Machine Learning

Did you know that machine learning has been around for 50 years? This short video provides insights into machine learning today, and explains how even small businesses can optimize their resources with machine learning and Google Cloud Platform.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Oct. 2017

Congratulations to Kelly Hastings from Philadelphia, PA for submitting the winning caption to the October 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Kelly played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

2017 Google Cloud Summit in Toronto

The Google Cloud Summit came to Toronto on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 bringing together executives, customers, partners, developers, industry innovators and Google engineers to imagine, learn and build the future of the cloud.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Onix Adds Staff and New Toronto Office

Extends technology services to more Canadian customers LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix, a developer and provider of cloud computing solutions and consulting services, expanded its footprint by opening an office in downtown Toronto to serve clients throughout...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, News

Dropbox Connect San Francisco and New York City

Dropbox recently hosted their Connect events in San Francisco and New York City! Local IT leaders attended these events along with Dropbox and top partner Onix  to help connect with business leaders — and propel their business ahead.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Sept. 2017

Congratulations to Randy Allan from Toronto, ON for submitting the winning caption to the September 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Randy played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

Join Onix at Lucidworks' Lucene/Solr Revolution 2017

Onix is proud to be a Lucidworks partner and sponsor of Lucene/Solr Revolution 2017, the biggest open source conference dedicated to Apache Lucene/Solr. The conference will be packed with technical sessions, developer content, and user case studies.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Furthering Education Technology by Embracing Cloud Solutions

The Office of Educational Technology believes that technologies available today provide “an opportunity to create a system of higher education that provides excellent education and ensures even greater equity for our students tomorrow.”

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Onix and Google Cloud at the Toronto Google Office!

Onix and Google hosted an event at the Google Office in Toronto on August 15, 2017. At our event we explored how Google Cloud is helping companies like yours innovate to address large scale technology and business challenges.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Google Event Detroit: Night at the Ballpark with Google Cloud!

Onix and Google hosted a Detroit Tigers suite on September 19, 2017. At the event guests had the opportunity to discuss digital transformation and cloud strategies with Onix, the Google Cloud team and other local organizations.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, GCP, Events

Three Hot Topics from the Dropbox Cleveland Indians Event

Onix and Dropbox hosted guests at a Cleveland Indians game on August 22, 2017. Dropbox covered best practices when implementing a secure strategic collaboration tool for your team. While the weather wasn’t the greatest, the conversation was.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

2017 Google Cloud Summit in Chicago

The Google Cloud Summit was held in Chicago on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to bring together executives, customers, partners, developers, industry innovators and Google engineers to imagine, learn and build the future of the cloud.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Onix and Dropbox Deliver Secure Content Collaboration Solutions

Onix, a leading developer and provider of cloud computing solutions and consulting services, is now an official Dropbox Business Partner, offering Dropbox products, migration, implementation and support services to both business and education...

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

Powered by AI: Best Practices in Cognitive Search

Artificial intelligence is making its way into everything, and search is no exception. In fact, the term enterprise search is going by the wayside. Gartner calls it "insight engines" and Forrester calls it "cognitive search and knowledge discovery."

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

See the August LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: August 2017

Congratulations to Todd Ferguson from Los Angeles, CA for submitting the winning caption to the August 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. He played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Enterprise Search

Onix and Dropbox at BbWorld 2017 in New Orleans

Onix joined Dropbox at their booth at BbWorld 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 25-27, 2017 to come together with education leaders to exchange ideas, share best practices and address today's toughest educational challenges.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

2017 Google Cloud Summit in New York City

The Google Cloud Summit was held in New York on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 bringing together executives, customers, partners, developers, industry innovators and Google engineers to imagine, learn and build the future of the cloud.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: July 2017

Congratulations to Andy Haaf from Georgetown, TX for submitting the winning caption to the July 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. He played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Dropbox Event in Chicago at Girl & the Goat

Onix and our partner Dropbox hosted a dinner event at Girl & the Goat on August 10, 2017. Dropbox adoption and growth is significant at companies like yours. Dropbox can address your technology and business challenges.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Onix and Dropbox Event: Minnesota Twins Game

Onix and our partner, Dropbox, hosted an event at the Minnesota Twins game on August 15, 2017! At our event, guests heard from Dropbox about industry trends and best practices when implementing a secure strategic collaboration tool into their...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Onix and Dropbox Event: Detroit Tigers Game

Onix and our partner, Dropbox, hosted a suite for the Detroit Tigers game on July 25, 2017! At our event, guests heard from Dropbox about industry trends and best practices when implementing a secure strategic collaboration tool into their...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Play Ball! Meet Dropbox at Our Pittsburgh Pirates Event

Onix and our partner Dropbox hosted a suite at a Pittsburgh Pirates game on July 19, 2017! At our event Dropbox discussed industry trends and best practices when pulling a secure strategic collaboration tool into an enterprise environment.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: June 2017

Congratulations to Shirish Joshi from Dublin, OH for submitting the winning caption to the June 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Shirish played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

Google Cloud Next World Tour in Washington D.C.

Onix attended the Google Cloud Next World Tour in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 which brought together executives, customers, partners, developers, industry innovators and Google engineers to imagine, learn and build the future of the...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Onix Offers Solutions for Electronic Logging Device Final Rule

LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix, a leading technology product and solutions provider, announced that the company will now offer services and consulting to transportation companies and carriers that are impacted by the electronic logging device (ELD) rule.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services, News

Why Google Cloud Computing Is Expected to Trump AWS

You may have heard an interesting speculation at the Forbes CIO summit in April; Google Cloud, specifically Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is expected to surpass Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the public cloud space in the next five years.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Google Event Columbus: Dinner with Google Cloud

Onix and Google hosted an exclusive executive dinner at Mitchell’s Steakhouse on June 13, 2017. IT leaders in the Columbus area explored how Google Cloud is helping companies innovate to address large scale technology and business challenges.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP, Events

Boost Employee Productivity and Save Time and Money

Employees can’t find data 44 percent of the time. If your workforce easily found information, your organization would not only increase employee productivity, but could also save tens of thousands of hours and millions of dollars per year.

Topics: Enterprise Search

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: May 2017

Congratulations to Dennis Waite from Lorain, OH for submitting the winning caption to the May 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. He played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

Data Redaction Among the New GCP Security Features

Google continues to address the robust cloud security and compliance needs of today’s IT leaders. To remain a top competitor in the cloud computing space, Google announced new security features for the Google Cloud Platform and G Suite.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, GCP

Maximizing Collaboration Can Fuel Innovation and Success

It was Henry Ford who said “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success.” To win in today’s marketplace, you must create an environment of collaboration and innovation for your employees.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Stryker Finds Data Quickly and Wins in the Marketplace

To expand on the white paper Cut Waste and Improve Product Development Processes, Onix spoke with Hannes Rau, Stryker Instruments' Manager of New Product Development Systems, who recently led an enterprise search implementation.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Infographic! Improving Product Development Processes

Manufacturing competition is fierce. To win you need to accelerate speed to market, ensure product quality and increase productivity. Yet, inefficiencies lie within your product development processes that may threaten your success.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Onix Sponsors Medical Capital Innovation Competition

LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix, a top Google Cloud Premier Partner reselling the entire Google Cloud portfolio, announced today that the company is a Gold Sponsor of the inaugural Medical Capital Innovation Competition.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, News

Onix Named to “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management”

LAKEWOOD, OH — Onix was recently named as one of the “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2017” by KMWorld Magazine. The list recognizes companies that help customers turn vast amounts of data into actionable, usable knowledge.

Topics: News

Google Event Cleveland! Night out at the Ballpark with Google Cloud.

Google and Onix hosted our Cleveland Indians suite on May 16, 2017. Guests witnessed the 2016 American League Champions — along with the Onix team, the 2016 North American Google Cloud Partner of the Year for G Suite — together in one ballpark!

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, GCP, Events

Sureline Systems, Onix Ink Strategic Partnership Agreement

San Jose, CA – Sureline Systems, a leader in enterprise-class physical and virtual server, cloud, and container migration and disaster recovery software solutions today formally announced a strategic technology partnership agreement with Onix.

Topics: News

Fostering the Innovation Process and Growth in Industry 4.0

Onix, along with executives from Google Cloud and MESA International, hosted a webinar for manufacturing leaders who desire to utilize Industry 4.0 principles to differentiate their products and gain additional market share.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Video! Deliver Innovative, Quality Products Fast to Market

Ever wonder how competitors are beating you to market with innovative, quality products? This video explores the insidious inefficiencies that may lie within your product development process that can be disrupting and impeding your success.

Topics: Enterprise Search

White Paper! Improve Your Product Development Processes

Manufacturers are sitting on massive stores of product development data, which resides in disparate systems within organizations. Engineers are wasting time looking in multiple places for this data to support the product development process.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Cloud Computing Takeaways and Tips from Google Next ‘17

Business leaders are well aware that cloud-based operating models are a must to prepare for new opportunities in the digital business era. Google hosted Google Next ‘17 in an effort to gather the foremost minds leading the cloud revolution.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

White Paper! Sparking Innovation to Excel in Industry 4.0

Manufacturers need to differentiate themselves to prevent the commoditization of their products and services. Innovation processes can produce this advantage, but as the Industry 4.0 era continues, they must adapt to prevent its erosion.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Onix Named 2016 Google Cloud Partner for G Suite Customer Success

Award Recognizes Onix’s Commitment to Going Above and Beyond for Customers LAKEWOOD, OH — Onix today announced that it has received the Google Cloud 2016 North American Partner Award for G Suite Customer Success.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: March 2017

Congratulations to Mukesh Rao from Bothell, WA for submitting the winning caption to the March 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Mukesh played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

Equidox by Onix™ Now Includes PDF Export Functionality

LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix announced the addition of PDF Export functionality to its Equidox by Onix™ software. The enhanced functionality was developed for professionals who struggled to convert PDFs into accessible versions that support WCAG 2.0 and...

Topics: Equidox, News

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Feb. 2017

Congratulations to Carlos Ortiz from Chicago, IL for submitting the winning caption to the February 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Carlos played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness Carlos' creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Equidox Product Offering Now Includes PDF Conversion Services

LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix introduces PDF conversion services as an extension of its PDF conversion software, Equidox by Onix™. Organizations can now outsource the cumbersome task of converting PDFs into accessible web content to Onix experts.

Topics: Equidox, News

Google to Discuss How Manufacturers Can Create a Culture of Innovation

LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix joins executives from Google Cloud and MESA International to offer a complimentary webcast for manufacturers who want to use Industry 4.0 principles to differentiate their products and gain market share.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Webinar: Google Innovation Insights for Manufacturers

Access our webinar dedicated to manufacturing innovation for growing companies. You’ll learn strategies from Google, MESA and Onix that will help you create the culture of innovation your organization needs to succeed in the marketplace.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, GCP, Events

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Jan. 2017

Congratulations to Chris Tindira from Mt. Airy, NC for submitting the winning caption to the January 2017 LOL with Onix cartoon. Chris played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness Chris' creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Top 10 Technology Articles as Published on Onix Insights

Here is a list of the top 10 technology articles published right here on Onix Insights. The most popular stories covered topics ranging from enterprise search to web accessibility to innovation through cloud computing and so much more.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Enterprise Search, Equidox, Maps & Location Based Services

Keyword Search Dissatisfaction and Machine Learning Among Top Trends

The enterprise search market is in a period of great transition. To better understand the trends driving the industry to a whole new place, Onix video interviewed its Search Engagement Manager — Bryan McKay — at the KMWorld conference.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: December 2016

Congratulations to John Rizzo from Shaker Heights, OH for submitting the winning caption to the December LOL with Onix cartoon. He played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Maps & Location Based Services

Google Search Veteran Explains How You Can Migrate From the GSA

Webinar Now Available On Demand LAKEWOOD, OH - Onix recently hosted a webinar focusing on how organizations can easily transition from the Google Search Appliance (GSA) to next generation enterprise search solutions.

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

Top Five Takeaways From the NYC Googler for a Day Event

We want to bring you the top five takeaways and key learning opportunities from our recent Google event in the New York Google office. Participants joined Onix and Google and saw what it was like to be a “Googler for a Day”.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, Events

iVEDiX Works with UNAIDS on Goal of Ending HIV by 2030

The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to affect Kenya’s population. The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) needed a seamless digital business platform in the HIV Situation Room in Kenya to compile data and assign resources effectively.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

COMIC: Tame Your Grading Beast with this Grading App!

Can you relate to these educators? The educators in this comic strip correct the same writing mistakes over and over, and they spend countless hours grading assignments. See how GradeOn!, a new grading app, can help tame the grading beast!

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: November 2016

Congratulations to Ron Samson from Ewing, NJ for submitting the winning caption to the November 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. He played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness his creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Enterprise Search

Cloud Migration for Large Enterprises Will Almost Double

“The cloud debate is over,” declared global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co in a recent report. Companies are moving significant portions of their IT workloads to the cloud in an effort to reduce time to market and improve quality.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Google Search Veteran Provides Insights - Live Webinar

LAKEWOOD, OH – Onix hosted a live, complimentary webinar titled, “Migrating from the Google Search Appliance? Get the Blueprint from a Google Search Veteran” on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT.  Watch it on demand now.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events, News

Comic Strip: Migrate From the GSA Like a Superhero

Escape your daily grind by reading this nail-biting comic strip. The plot unfolds with the Google Search Appliance discontinuation and reaches climax when the heroes impart super powers on the innocents to not only survive — but also thrive in a...

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

Google Drive: Collaborating and Sharing in Today’s World

Working collaboratively today is essential. Instead of email attachments, with Google Drive you can quickly share files and folders — or easily add them to a Gmail message. Google Drive provides a richer, more efficient user experience.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, G Suite

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: October 2016

Congratulations to Melissa Brady from Denver, CO for submitting the winning caption to the October 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Onix Appoints Google Search Veteran to Lead Enterprise Search Division

LAKEWOOD, OH - Oct. 4, 2016 - Onix is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Berman as its Head of Search. Marc is responsible for the search vision, which empowers Onix to help customers navigate the post-GSA world and deliver value to their...

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

Migrating from Google Search Appliance? Get The Blueprint

Google Search Appliance (GSA) renewals end in 2018, and support ceases in 2019. If you’re running your search application on the GSA, planning for this transition is critical to your strategy. Access this webinar now and find out how Onix can help...

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

Time to Rethink Innovation and Cloud Security with Google

Could the cloud be more secure than data centers? For companies considering a workload migration to the cloud, security is always critical. Google security experts addressed these concerns during a recent roundtable.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: September 2016

Congratulations to Pat Spears from Lovettsville, VA for submitting the winning caption to the September 2016 LOL With Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery, Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Let Modern Search Solutions Be the Brains of Your Organization

Seeking to evaluate how organizations access knowledge using search solutions to find data and uncover new insights, Mindbreeze commissioned the Forrester Consulting report: Let Modern Search Solutions be “The Brains” of Your Organization.

Topics: Enterprise Search, Events

Opprove Workflow by Onix™ Named a 2016 Trend-Setting Product by KMWorld

LAKEWOOD, OHIO - Sept. 1, 2016 - Opprove Workflow by Onix™ has been named a Trend-Setting Product of 2016 by KMWorld, the leading publisher serving the knowledge management, content management and document management markets.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Understanding Search Options in the Post-GSA World

Google’s choice to discontinue the Google Search Appliance and innovate in the cloud for an enterprise search solution aligns with its strategy and goals. But for GSA users, the switch brings questions. Will we stay with the appliance. . . ?

Topics: Enterprise Search

See the LOL with Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: August 2016

Congratulations to Helen Tyler from Euclid, OH. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others' captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: July 2016

Congratulations to Gresham Andrews from Scotts Valley, CA for submitting the winning caption to the July 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. He played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Cloud IT Security Creates Safest and Best Place For Data

As cloud adoption grows, insecurity about cloud IT security persists, in many cases inhibiting optimal performance. Fortunately the opposite also is true: companies with high trust in the cloud outperform less-trusting peers on multiple measures.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome, G Suite, GCP

Confidence in Cloud Computing Technology Drives Business

Companies that tread lightly with cloud computing technology could be at a disadvantage. This study by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests that organizations which demonstrate a high level of trust in cloud computing perform better financially.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Slideshow! Online Retailers Cut Shopping Cart Abandonment

Online retailers are looking for ways to reduce shopping cart abandonment. To cut down on shoppers leaving while items remain in the cart, savvy retailers are adopting data visualization tools including the Google Places Autocomplete API.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

Must-Have Resources When Shortlisting Collaboration Tools

If you’re shortlisting collaboration tools that will boost workforce productivity, then G Suite is likely among your top contenders. But since there is so much to consider, we've compiled this resource hub to help you during your software and...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Cloud Collaboration, G Suite

WCAG 2.0 AA Expert Weighs In On the PDF Vs. HTML Debate

LAKEWOOD, OH – July 7, 2016 – Nearly 1 billion people worldwide live with some form of disability. Many organizations are making their web content accessible to this audience by conforming to WCAG 2.0 AA — the W3C’s standard for web accessibility.

Topics: Equidox, News

Swiss.com Moves Toward Full WCAG 2.0 AA Conformance

Booking flights with Swiss International Airlines will become easier for passengers with disabilities. That’s because the airline made its website fully accessible to blind and visually impaired visitors and users with other physical limitations.

Topics: Equidox, News

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: June 2016

Congratulations to Mary Kasik from Cleveland, OH for submitting the winning caption to the June 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Submit Your July Cartoon Caption Now and LOL With Onix

It’s a cartoon caption contest that will give you a little comic relief from your daily grind. We draw the cartoons. You write the appropriate, lighthearted captions. The winning caption will be featured on the Onix website and newsletter. 

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon

Making Content Web Accessible Raises Course Pass Rate for Disabled Students

From e-courses and catalogs to admission forms and syllabi, university content is proliferating. These documents need to be web accessible for all — even to students with disabilities. However, faculty is accustomed to creating content as...

Topics: Equidox, Events

Video! Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment and Increase Sales

Complexity in the online checkout process leads to shopping cart abandonment. That’s when customers put items in their online shopping carts but leave before completing the purchase. So what steps should retailers take to reduce abandonment?

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

Enhancing Video Accessibility and SEO with Captioning

By 2020, digital video will likely surpass television in popularity, predicted YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl earlier this year. While online video viewership grows, access for people with disabilities lags behind even television.

Topics: Equidox, News

Watch The Onix And Google Event Recap From The Cleveland Indians Game

Google for Work and Onix held an event at a Cleveland Indians suite on June 2, 2016. We had a great group come out to network and talk about Google Apps for Work including our customer Garland Industries. Watch our video to see a short event recap!

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, Events

Smartphone Accessibility Is Not So Smart. . . Yet!

Israeli nonprofit Beit Issie Shapiro and hands-free tech developer Sesame Enable are working to change that, developing smartphones that motor-impaired users can operate with head movements rather than voice or touch commands.

Topics: Equidox, News

Webinar! Cloud Resources Pushing Genomics Research To New Heights

Cloud computing is the framework behind many of the technologies we use daily. Mobile apps, streaming content and SaaS solutions are just three examples. But the cloud is also a key enabler in the quest to find cures for devastating diseases.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Opprove: The Workflow App to Boost Corporate Efficiency

It’s clear that today's business leaders strive to turn corporate efficiency into a competitive advantage and that many have identified a workflow app as a key tool to propel their business forward. However for organizations using G Suite, the...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Atmosphere Digital: Rethinking Security In The Cloud

Join Google security experts and customers as they share their vision for a safer Internet during Google’s Atmosphere Digital: Rethinking Security in the Cloud. Discover how Google’s innovative security technology meets the unique challenges of...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure

The Data Breach Threat: Will You Be Reactive or Proactive?

It’s a harsh reality: attackers of corporate IT change their tactics every day. The bad guys are one step ahead, becoming more clever all the time. We’re forced to catch up. Let’s examine ways you can proactively reduce your risk of a data breach.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

NFL Teams Commit to Web Accessibility and WCAG 2.0 AA

Since its early years, the NFL has emphasized fan engagement and accessibility. Innovations such as “Monday Night Football” and Super Bowl halftime shows have helped the league surpass baseball as the nation’s most popular sport.

Topics: Equidox, News

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: May 2016

Congratulations to Joressia Boyer from Midlothian, VA for submitting the winning caption to the May 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

PDF vs HTML: Which is the Best Route to Reach WCAG 2.0

Whether you work for a government agency, educational institution or for-profit business, your organization is likely en-route to destination WCAG 2.0 AA — the W3C’s standard for web accessibility. During your journey, you’ll probably encounter many...

Topics: Equidox

Top 5 Take Aways From the Google Machine Learning Event

Since you couldn't attend the Machine Learning event in Milwaukee, we wanted to bring you the information that you missed. Here are the top five take aways. 1. Google speaker Justin Hartung described how machine learning with Google takes your...

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, Events

Retail Technology Builds Customer Engagement From the Inside Out

Retailers that want to deliver seamless and satisfying shopper experiences across channels need to first build a robust digital culture internally, according to Drea Alphonso, a program manager for Google.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

AODocs Webinar Series: Document Management on Google Drive

AODocs is the most widely used enterprise document management solution on Google Drive. Many AODocs customers purchase the product with a particular use case in mind, then other departments within the company discover it solves different business...

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

Opprove — a Workflow Process Tool for Google Apps Users

LAKEWOOD, OH - May 16, 2016 – Onix announced  the launch of a new product. Opprove by Onix is an easy-to-use workflow process tool that allows Google Apps for Work users to create a workflow without requiring programming skills or other IT support. 

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Lean Manufacturing Tools for a Successful Lean Journey

You know lean manufacturing tools eliminate sources of waste. But it may come as a surprise that enterprise search reduces re-work, parts proliferation and more. Browse these resources to see how accessible data can help you along your lean journey.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Webinar: Using Cloud Computing for Faster Discovery

Webinar: Using Cloud Computing for Faster Discovery: How the NIA took Parkinson’s Research to the Cloud. Our customer the National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA) will discuss a Parkinson's study they performed on Google Cloud.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Events

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: April 2016

Congratulations to Cindy Carty from Cleveland, OH for submitting the winning caption to the April 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Webinar: Insights from Building Maps with a Spatial Database

“If you’re ready to transfer data from spreadsheets, forms and tables to an interactive map, you’ve come to the right place,” said Mike Sliwka, Geospatial Engineer at Onix and David Bryson, Solutions Engineer with CartoDB in a recent webinar.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

Thanks To Those Who Found Techy Ted on Onixnet.com

I was exploring the new Onix website, finding many tools to help me succeed on my technology journey. Many found me, and won a $10 Starbucks eGift. Congratulations!

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

New Onix Website Provides Robust Technology Resources

LAKEWOOD, OH. — May 2, 2016 — Onix announces the launch of its new website www.onixnet.com. Onix launched the new website to provide visitors with more relevant and easy-to-find information about the ever-changing technology landscape.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

Onix, Mindbreeze Partner to Help Organizations Find Data

LAKEWOOD, OH – April 19, 2016 – Onix has announced a partnership with Mindbreeze to provide enterprise search solutions. Mindbreeze products make finding relevant information from corporate data and the Internet both fast and intuitive.

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

Webinar: Use a Spatial Database and Maps to Gain Insights

With today’s technology, you have access to more data than ever before. To be competitive, it is critical to compare, analyze and relate all of this information. Visualizing data on a map is one way to make trends and insights jump off the page.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services, Events

Onix Named North American G Suite Partner of the Year

LAKEWOOD, OHIO - March 22, 2016 — Google Enterprise has named Onix its 2015 North America Partner of the Year for G Suite. The award was presented at Teamwork, Google’s Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas, NV.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

5 Reasons to Develop Custom Applications in the Cloud

Using the cloud for custom application development is rapidly proving to be a superior platform compared with traditional methods. Developers who embrace the cloud will be seen as leaders who are ahead of the curve. Here are five reasons why.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Custom App Development

Resource Hub: Visual Communications Trends & Tips

Welcome to Onix's Visual Communications content hub. We've compiled all our materials into one place for your convenience. With this information you can navigate through the dizzying array of digital signage options available in the market.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome

Google Cloud White Paper: The Evolving Role of the CIO

Mobility and the cloud rank as the most critical technologies in the workplace today. They also transform the role of the CIO as IT becomes a strategic partner in the business and shifts from enforcer to enabler. Read and boost innovation.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: March 2016

Congratulations to Fran Reddick from Willoughby, OH for submitting the winning caption to the March 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. She played, won and received bragging rights among peers! Witness her creativity as well as others’ captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Video: Simple, Secure and Practical Visual Communications

Steve Holly, Onix’s solutions engineering director, provides insights into the latest in visual communications: Google and Onix’s turnkey digital signage solution. You’ll see how it enables simple, secure and budget friendly digital signs.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome

Slideshow! Find Insights in Your Data with 5 Mapping Tools

If you're using SAP BusinessObjects or other ERP system, then you have a lot of data that can help you make informed decisions. Find out how to empower anyone in your organization to easily map that information and surface unique insights.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Feb. 2016

Congratulations to Amy Rhoades from Cleveland, OH for submitting the winning caption to the February 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. Witness her creativity firsthand, read all the other captions submitted for this cartoon too and LOL With Onix!

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

WCAG Resources: Get Informed and Become Compliant

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative established a set of guidelines titled WCAG 2.0 in response to regulations legally mandating organizations to make online content accessible to people with hearing, cognitive and visual impairments.

Topics: Equidox

Webinar! Making the Switch to Google Apps at No Charge

The development pace of collaborative yet powerful technology is fast. Executives feel the need to adopt and equip their workforce with technology that’s built for their business, but also has their teams in mind. See how Google is responding.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, Events

CIO.com Says Google Apps Wins at Real Time Collaboration

New app enhancements were released last week for Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work. James A. Martin, the author of CIO.com's Living the Tech Life Blog, reviewed both and declared Google Apps the winner of real time collaboration.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Jan. 2016

Happy New Year and congratulations to Jose Pagan of Cleveland, OH who submitted the winning caption to the January 2016 LOL with Onix cartoon. Way to kick off the year! See his winning caption along with other submissions.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Onix Expands Cloud Computing Offering to US Government

LAKEWOOD, OHIO - Jan. 28, 2016 - Google’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) designation allows U.S. government agencies to use Google Cloud PaaS and SaaS products (Google Apps, Apps Unlimited and App Engine).

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, News

WEBINAR! Creating Web Accessibility for Higher Education

An estimated 11 percent of undergraduate students on campuses today have a disability which keeps them from viewing or interacting with certain web content. Ensuring that these students have equal access to technology is a complex challenge.

Topics: Equidox, Events

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Dec. 2015

Congratulations to Sara Smith of Cleveland, OH who submitted the winning caption to the December 2015 LOL with Onix cartoon! Now it's time to get back to work like these busy little elves. Check out the winning caption and other entries.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Video! Go Beyond the Spreadsheet. Map Your Data Now

Maps can take your business information — things like sales data, customer location, vendor location — and transform it into not just business intelligence, but location intelligence — to be understood more quickly, thoroughly and easily.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: Oct. 2015

Congratulations to Susan Bushman from Nekoosa, WI who submitted the winning caption to the October 2015 LOL with Onix cartoon! Who doesn't love a good monkey cartoon, right? See her winning caption as well as other submissions.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Plain Dealer's Tech Czar Cheers Onix’s Growth, Evolution

"Hip, hip hooray for Onix..." by Michael DeAloia, The Plain Dealer's "Tech Czar," congratulated Onix on its surge of revenue and employee growth. The article highlighted Onix's partnership with Google in both enterprise and government markets.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

Replace Standard Google Apps Reporting with gOptix

To better understand how gOptix by Onix™ can help evaluate your company’s usage of the Google Apps suite, watch this demonstration video. It is time to replace guessing, hunches and standard Google Apps reporting with a customized interface.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

CIO.com Questions MS Office 365 Collaboration Capabilities

In the recent CIO.com article Office 365 Fails at Collaboration, InfoWorld executive editor Galen Gruman reviews Microsoft 365 and calls into question its collaboration functionality. But collaboration is key to your organization's success.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

WSJ Tech Report: MS Office Can’t Keep Up with Google Docs

Recently, Wall Street Journal personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler put Microsoft Office 2016 head-to-head against Google Docs to determine a champ when it comes to real-time collaboration. He found that MS Office can’t keep up.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Improve Collaboration by Increasing Google Apps Usage

Executives want tools that help employees get more done. That’s why more than 5 million organizations have chosen to leverage Google Apps to store and share data in the cloud and, ultimately, boost collaboration, productivity and innovation.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Onix Launches gOptix to Accelerate Google Apps Adoption

LAKEWOOD, OH - Oct. 15, 2015 —– Onix launched an application called, gOptix by Onix™, which monitors Google Apps usage across an organization. With gOptix, leaders can accelerate adoption and achieve quicker and higher returns on the technology.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Onix Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers for 2015

LAKEWOOD, OHIO - Sept. 24, 2015 - Onix ranks among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Penton’s fifth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The list is based on survey data and input from Penton Technology’s Channel editors.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, News

Mapping Dashboard Helps ARI Increase Sales, Reduce Costs

This customer success story features ARI, a fleet management services company that, after implementing a vendor management dashboard with CMaps Analytics with SAP BusinessObjects, saw increased sales for vendors and reduced costs for customers.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

White Paper Explores Product Development Inefficiencies

LAKEWOOD, OH — Aug. 27, 2015 — A mere one in seven new product initiatives launch successfully according to Booz Allen Hamilton. A new white paper makes it clear that product development inefficiencies are disrupting manufacturers' success.

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

Video: Map Your SAP Data and Make Smarter Decisions

Eighty percent of all business data — including the data in your SAP BusinessObjects software — has a geographic attribute. As the volume of location-enriched data increases, so does the demand to use this information for decision making.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services

Video! Stryker Sharpens Its Edge Using Enterprise Search

In this video interview from Klaus Welte, Vice President of Global R&D, you can learn how enterprise search is helping Stryker Instruments save time, eliminate duplication, ramp up a dynamic workforce and return $4 for every $1 invested.

Topics: Enterprise Search

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: July 2015

Congratulations to Susan Bushman from Nekoosa, WI who submitted the winning caption to the July 2015 LOL with Onix cartoon. We hope she’s having a better day than this guy. See her winning caption as well as others submitted this month.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Video! Stryker Instruments Explains Why Enterprise Search

Challenged with locating data and experiencing redundant rework and product duplication, Stryker Instruments — a global medical device company — turned to an enterprise search solution for help. The VP of R&D provides insights in this video.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Lawler Earns Digital Signage Certified Expert Designation

LAKEWOOD, OH — June 29, 2015 — Onix’s John Lawler has earned the Digital Signage Certified Expert (DSCE) designation from the Digital Signage Experts Group. The certification empowers Lawler to help customers meet their digital signage goals.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome, News

Video! Engineering Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Onix caught up with Michael Walton, Head of Google Manufacturing, at a recent event to talk about the engineering challenges companies face when searching for data. In this video Michael presents recommendations for how to overcome them.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Onix Supports Youngstown/Mahoning Valley United Way

LAKEWOOD, OH —  June 15, 2015 — Congratulations to Onix’s Mike Pierce, who participated in the Bass Classic held by the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. He and his Pro partner, Austin Dunlap, finished 6th among 28 pro/am teams.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

Transforming Your Business? Subscribe To Case In Point.

You’re busier than ever and bombarded with information 24x7x365. In order to be successful, you need to filter through all the clutter and quickly find ideas and tools that can transform your business and ultimately, boost your bottom line.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Creating a Culture of Innovation: Ideas that Work at Google

Some of the most common questions that Google gets from CEOs are: How does Google innovate? Can innovation be planned? Can it be taught? There is no secret formula, but this perspective shares Google’s innovation principles.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Survey! Weigh In about Google Apps and Enter to Win!

Cloud computing continues to grow rapidly. In fact, 70% of businesses are either using or investigating cloud computing solutions. Leaders plan to increase cloud budgets by 50% this year. It's safe to say that cloud computing is here to stay.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

3 Ways to Build the New Workplace in the New Digital Age

Sometime in the last decade, we crossed into a fresh phase of the digital era. A new generation of organizations born in the cloud — like Airbnb, Snapchat, Uber and Zillow — are using entirely new business models to disrupt the status quo.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Slideshow! Google Manufacturing Event — Rewound

Manufacturers are under continuous pressure to decrease time to market. Knowledge workers who drive initiatives must have instant access to data across their enterprises. Yet, for most information is scattered among disparate repositories.

Topics: Enterprise Search

Cultivating An Engaged and Collaborative Workforce

In order to win in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace, business leaders must cultivate an engaged, productive and collaborative workforce. Yet, a mere 13 percent of today’s employees are engaged in their jobs according to Gallup research.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Slideshow! Digital Signage Technologies & Best Practices

With an annual growth rate of 6.1% per year, the digital signage market is projected to reach $20 billion in volume by 2020. This amazing growth has spawned new technologies that help communicators interact with audiences like never before.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome

G Suite Grows Right Along with Garland Industries

Last week, we looked at how a pharmaceutical manufacturer is using G Suite to improve collaboration, reduce costs and streamline projects. Today, we’ll look at another manufacturer that is an innovator in their industry.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

Onix CEO Speaks at the OHTec IT Speed Networking Event

LAKEWOOD, OHIO - April 27, 2015 - Onix Founder and CEO Tim Needles spoke to students and young professionals about working in the technology industry at the IT Speed Networking event hosted by OHTec (Ohio Technology Consortium) on April 15.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

How to Overcome Today's Digital Signage Challenges

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign...” The Five Man Electrical Band must have seen into the future when they wrote that line in their song “Signs”. Everywhere you look today there are bright, colorful digital signs advertising the latest offers.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome

G Suite Takes Manufacturer Into the Next 140 Years

Building on Google’s recent white paper series on the Drive for Innovation in the modern workplace, let’s explore how an Onix customer is putting these principles to work to help improve collaboration, reduce costs and streamline projects.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

State-of-the-Art-Leadership: Using Tech to Solve Challenges

Today's business leader is a technologist, choosing the best tools to innovate in a hyper-competitive, data-driven market. More than 80 percent of CEOs identify technological advances as the number one trend transforming businesses globally.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Working the Way You Live: What the Office Can Learn From the Smartphone

What if you could make people as productive at work as they are in their personal lives? Perhaps that sounds a little funny. But we live in “the new digital age” — an age that is naturally mobile, connected and collaborative.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

INFOGRAPHIC! Discover Easy and Powerful Digital Signage

Chances are, you’ve heard of some of the incredible benefits of digital signage. The opportunity to increase sales, improve workplace safety and inspire disengaged employees through electronic signs can ultimately boost your bottom line.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome

See the LOL With Onix Cartoon Caption Winner: March 2015

Congratulations to Steve Schildwachter from Chicago, IL for submitting the winning caption to the March 2015 LOL with Onix cartoon! No doubt his colleagues are impressed with his comedic skills. See Steve's creativity and other peer captions now.

Topics: LOL with Onix Cartoon Winners' Gallery

Google and Onix Recapped the Digital Signage Expo (DSE)

LAKEWOOD, OH - March 16, 2015 - Google and Onix recapped the Digital Signage Expo in a Google Hangout. Attendees heard the latest news, technologies and tools presented at DSE 2015 and asked experts questions. View the recording.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome, News

Get Fresh Ideas and Capture the Benefits of Digital Signage

While a busy schedule or limited budget may have kept you from attending Digital Signage Expo 2015 (DSE), you don’t have to miss the latest industry news, technologies and tools. Google and Onix recapped the conference in a Google Hangout.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Google Chrome

Move to the Cloud and Focus On Core Business Activities

This article explores the early stages of cloud adoption — investigation and experimentation. During these phases, organizations test the waters in an attempt to determine if the cloud is a good fit without requiring significant investment.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

How to Avoid Data Breaches That Can Cost You Millions

Data security has been a hot topic recently as more big name organizations report costly data breaches. Target, Home Depot, and Adobe are among several billion dollar corporations to lose sensitive data at the hands of cyber criminals.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

The Digital Workplace: Changing How You Do Business

Many think the digital workplace is being able to work on multiple platforms; mobile devices, handheld tablets, and different computer operating systems. But it is so much more than that. It is truly changing how companies conduct business.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Equidox Meets Web Accessibility Standards - WCAG 2.0 AA

LAKEWOOD, OH - Dec. 2, 2014 - Onix launches Equidox™, which converts PDFs to HTML that is compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and other government Acts around the world.

Topics: Equidox, News

Onix Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers

LAKEWOOD, OH - Nov. 6, 2014 - Onix ranks among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers, according to the fourth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $23.4 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2013.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, News

Onix Now a Premier Partner with Centigon Solutions

LAKEWOOD, OH - Oct. 30, 2014 - Onix has become Centigon Solutions’ first Platinum partner. Centigon Solutions, a provider of mapping extensions for SAP, has expanded its presence to the Google Maps for Work ecosystem with CMaps Analytics.

Topics: Maps & Location Based Services, News

Onix to Offer Google Apps Administrator Training

LAKEWOOD, OH - Sept. 30, 2014 - Onix will be holding a two-day training class that will provide attendees with a deeper understanding of the Google Apps Admin Console and prepare them to take the Google Apps Certified Administrator exam.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Onix Deploys Global Manufacturer to Google Apps

LAKEWOOD, OH - Aug. 20, 2014 - Onix has completed the move of more than 25,000 users at Whirlpool Corporation to Google Apps for Work. More than 20,000, went live on June 16, with the remainder of users migrating over the next two months.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Onix Offers Organizations Google Chromebox for Meetings

LAKEWOOD, OH - Aug. 13, 2014 - Onix is now a provider of Chromebox for meetings, Google’s video conferencing hardware and software offering. Chromebox for meetings uses Google+ Hangouts and includes all the hardware, software and services.

Topics: Google Chrome, Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

Onix Moves the University of Notre Dame to Google Apps

LAKEWOOD, OH - Aug. 11, 2014 - Onix deployed the University of Notre Dame faculty and staff to Google Apps for Education on Tuesday, June 17. Faculty and staff are now joining Notre Dame students who have been using Google Apps since 2008.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Onix Acquires Capital Technology Partners, Inc.

LAKEWOOD, OH - July 8, 2014 - Onix acquired Capital Technology Partners, Inc. (CT Partners) of Ontario, Canada. CT Partners’ expertise with both Google Search Appliance and product development will contribute toward Onix’s technology offerings.

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

NEOSA Names Onix Best Among 900 IT Services Companies

LAKEWOOD, OH - April 23, 2014 - Onix was named Best IT Services Company 2014 by the Northeast Ohio Software Association (“NEOSA”), COSE’s technology network of nearly 900 technology companies. The award was presented at a dinner on April 17.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration, News

Onix Named Global Partner of the Year for Google Search

LAKEWOOD, OH - March 18, 2014 - Google Enterprise named Onix as the 2013 Global Partner of the Year for Search and also North American Partner of the Year for Search. The awards were presented at the Google Enterprise Global Partner Summit.

Topics: Enterprise Search, News

Onix Wins Celestica Total Cost of Ownership Supplier Award

LAKEWOOD, OH - July 25, 2013 - Onix was awarded a 2012 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO) Supplier Award from its customer — Celestica. The awards program recognizes suppliers that demonstrate excellence in quality, technology and service.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

CBC Moves 12,000 Accounts to Google Apps in 90 Days

With a goal to reduce infrastructure and improve collaboration, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation moved to Google Apps. Google Apps was the right solution based on cost, proven service level and availability guarantee and so much more.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite, News

Onix Awarded at Google Enterprise Global Partner Summit

LAKEWOOD, OH - March 22, 2013 - At the company’s first annual Enterprise Global Partner Summit held in Mountain View, CA, Feb. 26-28, Google recognized its top Enterprise partners of 2012. Onix was the recipient of several awards including...

Topics: Enterprise Search, G Suite, Maps & Location Based Services, News

Drive for Work Labs... Transforming Your Business!

Google has recently rebranded its corporate division as Google for Work, communicating to companies worldwide that they are adjusting the Corporate Google offering to be tailored more to solutions that meet the needs of organizations today.

Topics: Workplace Cloud Collaboration

Creating Accessible Content: The Necessity is Growing

Information is the center of organizational activities. But what if information is inaccessible to a certain group of users? Facing moral obligations and potential government fines, organizations are looking for ways to create accessible content.

Topics: Equidox

The Value of a First Impression from Your Email Signature

As more companies embrace Google Apps, we are seeing a surge in demand for custom applications. Companies are realizing the potential within the Google Cloud Platform. One common requests we get is for a standard email signature creator tool.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Custom App Development

Avoiding Mobile Landmines with Google Drive for Education

The invasion of technology into the classroom at all levels of education continues unabated. With this infusion of technology into the classroom, the job duties of a CIO or IT director of an education institution have exploded exponentially.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

How the Cloud is Greater Than the Hard Drive

By next year, the internet will connect more than 2.5 billion people and 15 billion devices. That’s almost three devices per person. Hosting that data is a money pit. And if your servers go down, your backups better be up to date and intact.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Transformation Tip: Go All in With Google and Succeed

It is not enough these days for IT to deploy the best cloud computing tools to the organization. Today, the business units are introduced much earlier in the deployment process, and not just as a pilot or a project for early adopters.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, GCP

Google Apps Unlimited – Maybe the Best Thing Ever

It’s an exciting time to be working in IT. Everyday, new technologies seem to hit the headlines, giving us new ways to accomplish goals. But this is huge! Google has a brand new offering for Enterprise customers: Google Apps Unlimited.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

In Custom Application Development, Being Agile is Key

Software development is an exacting process. One inherent risk is building an application that does not meet the customer’s expectations. In order to minimize this risk, a methodology needs to be in place to drive successful project results.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, Custom App Development

Congratulations! You've Gone Google. Now What?

Your project team has successfully accomplished the task of migrating to Google Apps; congratulations! While moving your infrastructure into the cloud is a great achievement, getting your users to adopt the new tools can be a task of its own.

Topics: Cloud Infrastructure, G Suite

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