José Olalla José 'PepeOlalla' Olalla (pictured) seems like a happy camper this week. He's the CIO of the huge banking group, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA). BBVA has just signed a deal with Google, which will see the multinational bank migrate 110,000 users to Google Apps -- the cloud-based collaboration platform. Let's take The Long View... (by @richi G+)
This is a huge coup for Google, which is sorely lacking in big reference accounts. Especially in Europe, where privacy regulations are stricter.
We're told that this is just the first of several large deals to be announced, which "will include corporations, government agencies and educational institutions".
That's nice. But all is not a bed of roses in the Google Apps world, here's why: Defecting customers, a buggy platform, and a lousy offline email experience...
This story, "3 things Google Apps needs to fix... like, NOW" was originally published by Computerworld.