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Transitioning from On-Premise to Cloud Based Software

COVID-19 and the accompanying quarantine measures will likely change office operations for good. Even as establishments have begun to reopen, many companies are allowing (if not outright encouraging) their employees to continue working remotely. Businesses have implemented new conferencing tools for remote collaboration. Meanwhile, employees have become accustomed to working from their homes. Now more …

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Disadvantages of AWS, Azure, and Other Big Brand Hosting

When it comes to hosting for a business, you don’t want to use just anyone. There are many critical factors to consider including security, stability, uptime, scalability, and more. Because of this, many businesses gravitate towards big, established brands for hosting and management such as Amazon’s AWS or Microsoft’s Azure.  Companies like these can likely provide well beyond your technical needs. That’s …

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Keeping Employees Engaged During Social Distancing

In the initial weeks of COVID-19 quarantine and working from home, most businesses were focused on simply maintaining operations. That meant ensuring employees had the necessary tools, that systems and files were accessible, that important information was still protected, etc.  Much of this is an ongoing process that continually needs to be monitored, reviewed, and adjusted, but …

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Microsoft End of Support

You may have read about the upcoming Microsoft End of Support that is happening now and through 2020 for multiple products.  This is an important topic that all sizes and types of businesses need to address to remain safe and compliant. We’ve been sending out reminders starting with SQL Server 2008/R2 that had an end of support date of July, 9, …

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Why your SMB should explore Managed IT Services

Why your SMB should explore managed services Running your own in-house IT support team can be prohibitively expensive for SMBs. Often IT responsibilities are shouldered by someone with other important duties who may have limited knowledge of IT best practice and use trial and error to fix issues. Or maybe you have to call in …

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Future of SaaS?

What is the future of SaaS? It’s all too easy to forget how integral and pervasive software-as-a-service (SaaS) has become to modern business operations, given the efficiencies and flexibility benefits it provides users. But like any sector, SaaS is constantly evolving as it incorporates new technologies and adapts to market forces. Some have even questioned if the …

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Why Office 365 is vital to the modern office

Why Office 365 is vital to the modern office When you think of how the modern workplace is different to that of the past, what springs to mind? Aside from cosmetic changes that would have blown minds in the 1980s, perhaps the main difference is the shift away from desktop computers. Sure, they’re still being …

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Outdated IT Environments Limit Innovation and Security

Digital transformation is fundamentally changing the ways organizations do business. The exponential rate at which technology is developing has already drastically transformed business processes and encouraged growth. Modern and innovative technologies are bringing agility, scalability, and security benefits to existing applications while building next-generation applications optimized for the cloud. Microsoft fuels digital transformation with leading …

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