Windows Server 2008 End of Life is Coming: Now What?

Windows Server 2008 End of Life

The Windows Server 2008 end of life date is almost upon us.

On Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer offer extended support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, meaning these platforms won’t receive any additional security patches or other updates. Their workloads will need to be migrated to newer environments – whether that entails rehosting them in Microsoft Azure cloud or keeping them on-prem by upgrading to Windows Server 2012 and later. [Read more…]

Microsoft Exchange Online – Make the Move to Cloud Through Collaboration

Microsoft Exchange Online - Making the Move to Cloud Through Collaboration

Many of our clients want to make the move to Microsoft Exchange Online, for a number of reasons. They want to give their end-users the collaborative power of the cloud, the flexibility to access their data anywhere, and up-to-the-minute access to the latest updates. In short, they want their email service to keep up with the pace of the new mobile workforce.

However, there are a few potential issues that tend to give our clients pause. [Read more…]

The Virtual Cloud Network (VCN) was a revolution waiting to happen

VMware announced its vision for the future of networking last May in Las Vegas, with the “Virtual Cloud Network” (VCN).

The concept to provide a single software-defined layer of connectivity, security and control for your entire mix of cloud and on-premises workloads, offers some exciting new promises to enterprise leaders and IT departments.

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