Protecting Critical Data Starts with Microsoft 365 Data Resiliency and Recovery

Migrating to the cloud brings a host of benefits, beginning with anytime/anywhere data access. However, even in the cloud, organizations need to plan for business continuity and data recovery. The key to protecting information assets begins with understanding Microsoft 365 data resiliency and recovery. While machine failures and natural disasters pose less of a threat in Microsoft 365 than with on-premises data, other risk scenarios exist. For instance, a disgruntled employee may delete critical files or emails. Likewise, an admin can mistakenly remove large portions of content. And cyber criminals always pose a threat. Fortunately, Microsoft has implemented several layers…

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Regain Control of the Cloud with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Migrating to the cloud strengthens organizations by powering remote work and increasing collaboration. However, with these advantages come additional challenges as companies work to balance data accessibility with data security. Microsoft Cloud App Security helps businesses harness the value of cloud computing while safeguarding critical digital resources. Visibility, Protection, and Compliance with Microsoft Cloud App Security As a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Microsoft Cloud App Security sits between cloud services providers and the users of those services. In this role, it acts to enforce the organization’s security policies. For instance, a CASB may enforce a policy that prohibits sharing…

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Default Cloud Security Tools May Not Provide Enough Protection

In the past decade, most businesses have moved at least some of their workloads to the cloud. This allows SMBs to use enterprise-class tools, and it delivers business agility to companies of all sizes. However, these benefits come with increased security risks. Cloud providers offer default cloud security tools, but these free tools can leave companies vulnerable. Opportunity Comes with Risk Moving to the cloud makes good business sense and may, in fact, prove a necessity for companies to remain competitive. It facilitates remote work and collaboration, and scalability means that businesses can easily expand storage and tools to match…

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Grow Your Business Securely with Microsoft 365 and eMazzanti Cloud Marketplace

Hundreds of millions of business users around the world depend on Microsoft 365 for exceptional security, collaboration, and flexibility. Building on its flagship productivity apps, Microsoft 365 connects teams in innovative ways. And now, with Cloud Marketplace, eMazzanti makes it even easier to tap into those benefits. Business Benefits of Microsoft 365 Microsoft 365 has proven a business standard for good reason: it anticipates today’s business needs. Adding cloud-based security and device management to robust productivity tools delivers the flexibility and power organizations need to stay competitive. Key business benefits of Microsoft 365 include: Security – Microsoft 365 includes layers…

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Remote IT Support Delivers Proactive Solutions

With information technology and cybersecurity threats both evolving daily, organizations struggle to secure vital assets and maximize productivity. A widening cybersecurity skills gap further complicates the scene. Harnessing the power of remote IT support allows even small businesses to benefit from enterprise-grade solutions. Flexible Options to Meet Varied Business Needs Managed services providers (MSPs) offer a wide variety of solutions customized to specific business demands. For example, an organization with an established, in-house IT department may contract with a service provider to support a specific software platform. Alternatively, the MSP may provide communications services or facilitate cloud migration. Additional services…

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eMazzanti Offers Microsoft Azure Hands-on Immersion Workshops

Hoboken, New Jersey, October 28, 2020 (Cision) – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area business IT consultant and Microsoft Cloud Services provider has scheduled a series of complimentary virtual Microsoft Azure hands-on workshops for modern business. Attendees will walk through a virtual tour of the Azure Portal and receive hands-on training for deploying various Azure capabilities. Sessions of the Azure Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) are scheduled for 10:00 am EST on October 29, November 10, November 17, and December 15, 2020. Each session is 90 minutes long. Interested parties may register for the workshops here:Microsoft Azure Hands-on Immersion Workshop…

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MSPs Empower Remote Work with Flexible Solutions

By summertime, nearly half of the U.S. workforce reported working from home full-time. Even after the pandemic, many employees will continue to work remotely at least part-time. Managed services providers (MSPs) help make that possible. By providing increased security, cloud services and collaboration tools, MSPs empower remote work. Long before 2020, work-at-home numbers began a steady climb. Remote work benefits businesses by reducing overhead costs and allowing hiring managers to seek talent without regard to location. On the other hand, workers benefit from increased flexibility, often reporting greater productivity when they work from home. At the same time, remote work…

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eMazzanti Delivers Secure Anywhere Access to University Computer Lab for Remote Students

What if Universities could leverage computer labs to give students remote anywhere access without the need to purchase new computers or run virtual machines in the cloud? University Going Virtual on a Budget A major Midwestern University plans to operate virtually in the fall. With COVID, administrators are looking at how to provide students with virtualized systems to achieve new normal productivity. They want to bring their labs online to provide students remote anywhere access to what used to be in person reserved systems. The goal is to broker connections to a farm of 300 MACs and up to 2,400…

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Top 10 Reasons to Move Your Business to the Cloud

Here is  Top 10 List to Move Your Business to the Cloud: 10. It’s the future: Whether we like it or not, and whether you want to or not, your business will be moving to the cloud. Of course, you already do email in the cloud, but it is just as easy to move your other business applications there as well, be it is document storage, security, office applications, backup, finances & accounting, sales & marketing, or what have you. 9. It’s safer: Cloud services are housed in remote servers, servers that have the best security systems available, and which…

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Eliminate the Server Room to Optimize Your Post-COVID-19 Business

As we noted in a recent post, on-premises computer systems have seen a gradual decline since cloud computing gained popularity over a decade ago. And, with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis accelerating that trend, businesses that still have onsite servers should consider a decision to eliminate the server room now and post-COVID-19. For one, the work from home (WFH) pattern might continue for a long time. Many employers have announced the extension of WFH policies through the fall and into next year. Regardless of how COVID-19 plays out, businesses of all sizes can and should consider the best use of their…

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