3 Ways Microsoft Azure Provides True Modern Workplace Solution

Microsoft Azure: Modern Workplace Solution Word. PowerPoint. Excel. There’s no denying that Microsoft has made an indelible impact on business. In 2010, the technology titan expanded its product catalog to include Microsoft Azure—a cloud-based platform that supports the creation, deployment and management of websites, mobile services, and other applications. In the years since, Microsoft has refined Azure to seamlessly support the modern workplace and the company’s efforts are paying off. The number of subscribers recently doubled and sales show no signs of slowing down. Microsoft Azure’s popularity can be attributed to the three benefits outlined below. Focus on developing your…

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Moving Local Government Applications to the Cloud

Municipalities operate and maintain numerous computerized services such as building permits, taxes, school registration and zoning. Most are seeking reduced costs, improved access to data and enhanced opportunities for collaboration. To achieve those objectives, an increasing number are moving local government applications to the cloud. What is the Cloud? Simply put, the cloud is someone else’s computer equipment that is accessed via the Internet. Usage of the cloud often takes the form of a shared service, similar to how customers share a CPA, a car wash or a mobile provider’s network. Rather than buying all the computer hardware and software…

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Secure Cloud Computing: Trust but Verify

Move to the cloud or not? For many small to mid-size businesses, the choice seems clear. With promises of enhanced business continuity, reduced costs, and increased availability, the cloud can solve several business problems. However, the obvious potential benefits come with less obvious perils. When you decide on cloud computing trust but verify to minimize the risk. Yes, cloud computing can provide flexibility and fuel innovation. Yes, cloud computing can keep your business afloat and your data intact during a natural disaster. On the other hand, without adequate precautions, you may find that you have sacrificed security for availability. Warren…

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eMazzanti Technologies Acquires Forceworks Office 365 Portfolio

eMazzanti Technologies Acquires Forceworks Office 365 Portfolio Forceworks to focus on Dynamics 365 to enhance revenue growth opportunities for customers while NYC area IT consulting firm expands Office 365 customer base, adds staff Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) August 15, 2017 – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area retail IT consultant and managed services provider (MSP), announced today a significant portfolio acquisition from Forceworks, a Tampa, Florida, 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year and Certified Cloud Deployment Partner specializing in Dynamics 365 and related applications. The acquisition of Forceworks’ Office 365 business expands eMazzanti’s customer base and service delivery…

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Common Cloud Computing Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Common Cloud Computing Mistakes & How to Avoid Them The advent of cloud computing has changed the landscape and the possibilities of the business world. Instead of building and maintaining large in-house computer infrastructure, corporations can store and access everything they need online. But while cloud computing is cost-effective and boasts a number of benefits for both businesses and individuals, it isn’t without risk. Recognizing these risks is the first step to avoiding the potential hazards of cloud-based computing. Here are four of the most common cloud mistakes, and what you can do about them. Giving Too Much Access The…

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Choose the right workloads for early success in the cloud

You’ve heard this before, especially if you’re a chief information officer: deploying workloads and applications in a cloud infrastructure can help reduce costs, free up resources to drive innovation and streamline critical processes. But if you need to demonstrate value sooner rather than later, cloud deployment might not always be the best choice for every workload. One cloud does not fit all The benefits of cloud are more visible when the workload aligns with the standardization, virtualization, automation and support that cloud deployment provides. Often, these types of workloads require almost no customization and can make deployment to a cloud…

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How the Cloud Eliminates Your Top Three Data Security Risks

You are a business owner who has their doubts about the cloud’s data security. We get it. The thought of migrating all of your company’s mission critical data to a relatively new piece of intangible technology named after a weather phenomenon traditionally associated with doom and gloom is a scary concept. The reality is that you have nothing to fear. There are outside forces and internal practices threatening to bring doom and gloom to your business each day, from which the cloud can protect you. Continue reading to learn how cloud-powered data storage eliminates your three biggest security risks. The…

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April Showers, May Flowers, And Three Signs it’s Time to Upgrade to the Cloud

This time of year, when everyone is talking about April showers and May flowers, we’d like to discuss the cloud-based. Though we believe that businesses of all sizes, at all stages, can benefit from storing their data in a secure, centralized, ever accessible environment, there are certain benchmarks that necessitate a migration to the cloud. We outline three below! You’ve Hired Remote Workers It used to be that employees would go to the conference room to participate in a meeting. Now, they just GoToMeeting. In fact, telecommuting has grown 103% in the last decade. Though convenient, communicating with remote employees…

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Three Reasons to Employ Office 365

When hiring employees for your business, you look for people who seem trustworthy, collaborative and reliable. With that in mind, Microsoft Office 365 is like your ideal employee—in software form. Like a great hire, Microsoft Office suite has a long history of success. Since its 1989 release, the platform has anticipated and accommodated the changing needs of small to mid-sized business. Microsoft has perfected its signature suite with Office 365. In addition to a fresh take on corporate staples such as Excel and PowerPoint, Microsoft Office 365 boasts a resume with a full “Special Skills” section. We highlight three of…

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Celebrate World Backup Day All Year Long

Pledge to carefully implement and regularly test a comprehensive backup solution that will protect all your important data and allow for easy data recovery. If you lost all the data your business created today, how would it impact your bottom line? What if you lost all your data from the last week, or even the last month? Without a well-functioning backup strategy, your business could soon learn firsthand the catastrophic impact of data loss, not only to revenue but to customer satisfaction and critical business processes. To avoid just such a scenario, an independent initiative launched World Backup Day in…

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