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Skype for Business is Replacing Microsoft Lync. Here's What You Need to Know

Skype for Business is Replacing Microsoft Lync. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Just one month after releasing a technical preview, Microsoft made available the new Skype for Business client and Skype for Business Online, its planned replacements for Microsoft Lync. In general, this migration should be relatively painless for most organizations. With support for Active Directory, call encryption, and all the essential enterprise class controls of Lync being ported over to … [Read More...]

What running Windows Server 2003 will cost you after July 14th 2015

What running Windows Server 2003 will cost you after July 14th 2015

It’s game over for those running Windows Server 2003 after July 14th. It is critical that all organizations understand the financial risk and impact of running instances of Microsoft Windows … [Read More...]

Microsoft Azure Security, Compliance Fears Are Slowing Adoption - Should They Be?

Microsoft Azure Security, Compliance Fears Are Slowing Adoption – Should They Be?

It might seem contradictory. One one hand, a majority of businesses are now considering leveraging the public cloud to get their business done, and get it done at levels of efficiency never before … [Read More...]

3 Quick Case Studies: Enterprises Bank On Azure For Infrastructure In The Cloud

3 Case Studies: Enterprises Bank On Azure For Infrastructure In The Cloud

It’s no secret – organizations have a hard time putting their most critical workloads and data into the public cloud. Fears abound. Delays and hesitations result. That doesn’t mean it’s not being … [Read More...]

The 5 Key Considerations Before Adopting Microsoft Azure

The 5 Key Considerations Before Adopting Microsoft Azure

The news comes as no surprise to anyone in IT: Microsoft Azure is poised to take the lead in the enterprise public cloud battle. This comes just as Microsoft beefed up online services, with new … [Read More...]

Enterprise Identity Sync in the Cloud

Enterprise Identity Sync in the Cloud

Back in 2011, Microsoft released the Business Productivity Suite, a hosted suite of communications services that would later mature into the suite of services now known as Office 365. However, there … [Read More...]