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CIO Cloud Data Management Initiatives

CIOs from companies of all sizes and business endeavors have been charged with the same top priorities for years, covering both business and technology initiatives. Included in these top priorities are cost containment/optimization and growing the business, as well as digital transformation and cybersecurity. While our partner, Veeam is a backup company at its core,…

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Configuration Change for Teams Admin Center

Currently, the Microsoft Teams admin center does not operate consistently when conditional access policies are configured in the tenant. Starting September 01, 2020, Microsoft will be making a change intended to allow conditional access policies to be honored with Teams admin center. Once the change rolls out, administrators with conditional access policies applied that restrict…

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TLS 1.0 and 1.1 Retiring from Office 365

MIcrosoft will be moving all online services to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2+ to provide best-in-class encryption, and to ensure the service is more secure by default. Once this change takes effect on October 15, 2020, all connections to Office 365 using the protocols TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 will no longer work. You should…

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Cortana Voice Assistance in Teams Mobile

Cortana voice assistance in the Teams iOS and Android mobile apps is coming soon. This feature will allow uses to perform communication, collaboration, and meeting-related tasks by speaking natural language. Users will be able to speak to Cortana by clicking on the microphone button located in the upper right of the Teams mobile app. They…

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4 Proven Ways to Accelerate Your Growth From Startup to Thriving SMB

More than 446 million records were exposed in over 1,200 data breaches within the SMB space in 2018. How secure is your business? Check out this article for four tips to accelerate business growth and remain secure.  Learn more: https://bit.ly/38Eau18 Posted by Jason Bell, Chief Technologist and Strategist

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Redefining the Digitally Assisted Workday at Microsoft

Microsoft is working to create a seamless and effortless workday experience for its employees—enabling them to manage their workday, find information, and get things done quickly and easily. They’re transforming the search and task-completion experience into a unified, informed, and automated digitally assisted workday that improves employees’ productivity and helps them achieve more. The digitally…

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Microsoft Launches Global Skills Initiative

Around the world, 2020 has emerged as one of the most challenging years in many of our lifetimes. In six months, the world has endured multiple challenges, including a pandemic that has spurred a global economic crisis. As societies reopen, it’s apparent that the economy in July will not be what it was in January. Increasingly,…

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Small and Medium Business COVID-19 Microsoft Resource Center

Visit the Small and Medium Business COVID-19 Resource Center to review practical guidance for keeping your business up and running and getting the most out of your Microsoft technology. Resources include setting up your business to enable remote work, stepping up your security to secure your devices and data, and setting up your business to…

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Maximize Your Investment in the Cloud

How far along on your cloud journey have you traveled?  Are you among the two in three North American enterprises—according to Forrester Research—who already rely on public cloud platforms?  Cloud-based computing is not the future; it is the present.  Industry research experts, Gartner, expect that more than 30 percent of technology providers’ new software investments have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only. …

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