3 Major Announcements Microsoft Made at Inspire 2018

Each July, Microsoft holds its annual Inspire conference, a meeting at which the tech titan outlines its agenda for the coming year and announces product features and partner initiatives.Inspire 2018 was held in Las Vegas, Nevada—and contrary to the city’s tagline, what happened in Vegas has far-reaching implications! Here are three of the biggest announcements Microsoft made at Inspire this year. Fans of Azure can look forward to more Since Microsoft unveiled Azure way back in 2010, the Cloud-based platform has revolutionized the development, deployment, and management of websites and applications. Azure’s success has earned it a loyal following that…

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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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Protect Business Data with Powerful Microsoft Security

Experts estimate that last month’s WannaCry attack cost hundreds of millions of dollars in lost productivity, investigation and data restoration. With the certainty of more cyber-attacks on the horizon, businesses are building their defenses. Protect Business Data with Powerful Microsoft Security In May, hackers exploited a vulnerability in pre-Windows 10 versions of the Windows operating system. The ransomware attack compromised 230,000 computers worldwide. Fortunately, researchers quickly discovered a kill switch that significantly slowed the infection rate. Computers without the necessary security patch remain at risk, however. Researchers have already discovered several additional cyberattacks that exploit the same vulnerabilities. Malware with…

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Azure Backup protects against ransomware

Your backups need to be protected from sophisticated bot and malware attacks. Permanent loss of data can have significant cost and time implications to your business. To help protect against this, Azure Backup guards against malicious attacks through deeper security, faster notifications, and extended recoverability. According to the most recent CRN Quarterly Ransomware Report, malicious infrastructure attacks increased 3500% in 2016 and the percentage is expected to increase in 2017. One important way that organizations can help protect against losses in a ransomware attack is to have a backup of business critical information in case other defenses fail. Since ransomware attackers…

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Cost Model Speeds Microsoft Azure and Dynamics Cloud Services Evaluations

eMazzanti Technologies’ comprehensive cost model for Azure and Dynamics helps organizations optimize cloud deployment and configurations with predictable outlays Bellevue, Washington ­- (Cision) January 3, 2016 — eMazzanti Technologies’ Bellevue, Washington office today announced a comprehensive Azure and Dynamics cost model designed to help business leaders evaluate the projected outlays for deployment of applications and data to the cloud. The model applies to the deployment of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV with SQL PaaS and Microsoft Dynamics GP applications in business environments. “The cost savings of moving Dynamics applications to the cloud can be significant,” explained Mark Clawson, Cloud…

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What is Microsoft Azure and who is it for?

You may have recently seen a television commercial for “The Microsoft Cloud,” examples include spots on Healthcare, Cancer Research, and Cybercrime. So, what does this have to do with Microsoft Azure? Microsoft Azure is simply the Microsoft product name for the Microsoft Cloud. The names are used synonymously in the technical industry. But for many not familiar with the ongoing Cloud digital transformational shift, the question remains, “What is Azure, and who is it for?” Azure was announced in October 2008 and released on February 2010 as Windows Azure, before being renamed to Microsoft Azure in March 2014. Azure is…

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SharePoint in Azure: Know Your Limits To Avoid a Cost Hangover

Azure efficiencies depend on initial sizing predictions, proper maintenance and architecture to avoid drinking more than you can handle. Migration from the licensed world of SharePoint to the metered world of Azure or other infrastructure- as-a service (IasS) providers is a lot like drinking beer from a tap. Knowing your limit is important without the physical guide of on-premises bottles. The Azure meter is always running, but users can finally get the productivity they pay for with a built-out Azure infrastructure ready to embrace common Big Data sources such as Twitter or Facebook feeds directly through their development of APIs….

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eMazzanti Offers Microsoft Azure Cloud Services for Business with West Coast Support

eMazzanti Technologies’ cloud services, IaaS and DRaaS offerings delivered on the Microsoft Cloud with local support enhance business opportunities for West Coast customers Bellevue, Washington ­- (Cision) November 8, 2016 — eMazzanti Technologies, a Hoboken, NJ-based IT consultant and MSP, today announced a comprehensive mix of cloud services for business delivered on the Microsoft Cloud (Azure) and support, available through its Bellevue, Washington office. eMazzanti’s cloud solution offerings, including cloud readiness assessments and on premise to cloud migrations; line of business system and web application hosting; infrastructure as a service (IaaS); cloud business continuity solutions; Internet of Things (IoT); and cloud…

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Cut Cloud Costs with Ghost User Cleanup

Organizations save money by auditing cloud subscriptions and eliminating unused alumni/ghost cloud user licenses “Ghost employee” is a metaphorical term for an individual on the company payroll that doesn’t actually work there. In some large organizations, as much as 2% of payroll is paid to former or fictitious employees. Ghost employees could result from errors, hiring manager fraud or payroll fraud. Smaller organizations appear to be more at risk for this type of loss than larger ones.1 Like ghost employees, “ghost cloud users” provide no value, also falling into the category of unnecessary and scary expenses. Idle user licenses account…

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Cloud Services Power eMazzanti to 7th Consecutive Ranking on Inc. 5000 List

NYC area IT consultant attributes latest Inc. 5000 recognition to expanding IaaS and DRaaS cloud services business Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) August 17, 2016 – For the seventh consecutive year, Inc. magazine has ranked eMazzanti Technologies among the top fastest growing private companies in America in its annual Inc. 5000 list. CEO, Carl Mazzanti attributes the achievement to rapid growth in the company’s cloud services business, including IaaS and DRaaS offerings. “Companies vote with their hard earned dollars,” stated Mazzanti. “For fifteen years running, our customers have chosen eMazzanti’s outstanding services and support. Making the Inc. 5000 list for…

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