Thursday, September 02, 2010

Contacts quota limit in Gmail limits the use for enterprise

It looks like Google's Gmail has a quota limit for the number of contacts you can add, which seriously limits it as an enterprise tool. It looks like the limit is 8,000 contacts. Once you reach it its stops you from adding new information and adding new people. I guess you have to start axing people from your contact list. I hope you delete the right people. Anyway, I can see why businesses avoid Gmail and stick to the old school software where you can save till you run out of hard drive space. I think I add about 2K contacts a year. A good trade show will give me over 1,000 contacts, and as many as 2K contacts per show.