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Microsoft to Enhance Cloud Security with Azure Storage Server Encryption for Managed Disks

Since Data is the “life blood” of your company, it’s important that it stays secure at all times. Data security is even more important in cases where you entrust your data to an offsite cloud services provider like Microsoft or AWS.  Therefore, in order to serve your most demanding security and compliance needs, Microsoft has announced a new Encryption at Rest service for […]

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Building Next Generation SharePoint Sites Using the SharePoint Framework

Are you looking forward to getting rich re-usable web parts created in Office 365 and SharePoint 2016? We would like to welcome the introduction of Microsoft’s recently released SharePoint Framework, the new development model for creating UI components for SharePoint in the cloud and on-premise. It provides many of the capabilities that developers were familiar with in Full Trust Solutions but […]

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Using a Cloud Vendor’s Best Practices to Quickly Reduce Security Risk

Measuring a cloud implementation against the vendor’s recommended best practices can provide a quick reduction of information security risk to a business.

Microsoft recently conducted a cloud adoption study in the United Kingdom and determined that over 60% of the surveyed organizations were planning to utilize existing IT resources to facilitate the organizations’ move to the cloud due to the shortage of […]

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A First Look at Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Month End/Reporting

Technology is quickly transforming our daily work routines with useful apps and services that are easy to work with, and that deliver helpful assistance improving our lives. Business systems are rapidly undergoing a transformation as a result of this technology. These changes will impact business users and accounting professionals for the next decade.

A first look at Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations for […]

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Securing Your Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Businesses are at risk of being exposed to unanticipated information security risks as they move to the cloud. Examples of these are: employees having access to the data in the company’s cloud services after leaving the company; destruction of data or cloud infrastructure in the cloud service without a fast way to recover it; IoT and devices transferring large amounts of […]

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Red Hat OpenShift: Scaling your DevOps Environment

Are you continuously deploying solutions with a goal of zero interruption to service? Are you required to make changes to service within hours instead of days with less risk, less resources and less cost? Have you adopted an Agile development lifecycle and need to meet security and privacy compliance? OpenShift is a platform that can help your IT organization fulfill these […]

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Key Highlights from Microsoft Build

Somehow Microsoft’s Build 2017 Conference has already come and gone and my head is overflowing with all the actionable insights, the creative discussions and the memorable presentations from some of the smartest developers in the world.  Big things were unveiled and promoted at this conference and not only did I get a chance to witness it, I also happened to be […]

Driving User Adoption of Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365: It’s different! The way you use it is different… the way you train end users on it is different! Office 365 is not an individual application. Driving user adoption of Office 365 involves using integrated applications to achieve a result. 

Why are so many end users and their companies having issues with adopting Office 365? […]

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Renaming Entities in Dynamics CRM

One common request when creating a Dynamics CRM solution for a client is to change the names of entities to keep them in sync with the industry vertical or the company, in question. While it may be common practice, there is no best practice. Taking this into consideration, a pet peeve of mine is when I see a name-changing process not […]

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Microsoft Dynamics 365: Streamline Tasks

Technology is quickly transforming our daily work routines with useful apps and services that are easy to work with, and that deliver helpful assistance improving our lives. Business systems are rapidly undergoing a transformation as a result of this technology. These changes will impact business users and accounting professionals for the next decade.

This webinar series will focus on Microsoft Dynamics […]

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