How Location-Based Services Can Be a Strategic Business Tool

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 28, 2018 3:34:11 PM

 

One of the most valuable features of a mobile device is the ability to pinpoint its geographic location. Many of the most widely used mobile applications, from Google to Facebook, use real-time location data to help users find something or provide them with relevant information. 

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Tags: geotagging, microsoft azure, IoT

Microsoft’s Defense-in-Depth Approach to Email Security

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 16, 2018 9:39:32 AM

 

While the use of collaboration tools is on the rise, email remains a vital component of corporate communications. It’s also a primary vector for malware distribution and attacks on endpoint devices. Most of these attacks attempt to exploit users rather than defeat security controls. In the 2018 Survey on Endpoint Protection and Response by the SANS Institute, 53 percent of IT professionals said their organizations had fallen victim to social engineering and phishing attacks, while half said they’d been impacted by ransomware.

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Tags: security, cybersecurity

Skype for Business Server 2019 to Bring New Call Handling, Monitoring Features

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 14, 2018 11:25:19 AM


Microsoft recently offered a preview of what you can expect to see in the Microsoft Office 2019 on-premises server products when they’re released later this year. We discussed the new features and enhancements at a high level in our last post. Now we’ll delve a little deeper into some of the changes that are coming.

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Tags: Office 365, Data, Server, Skype

Microsoft Begins to Raise the Curtain on Office 2019 Server Products

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 6, 2018 2:39:21 PM


New Microsoft Office 2019 on-premises server products, which are set to be released before the end of 2018, were made available for public preview on July 24. The new products include Exchange Server 2019, SharePoint Server 2019, Skype for Business Server 2019 and Project Server 2019. Here’s what we’ve learned about these products thus far.

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Tags: Office 365, Data, Server

How Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Data Governance Keeps Data Safe and Compliant

Posted by aeadmin on Jul 31, 2018 8:38:22 PM


In a previous post, we discussed the data governance tools available in Microsoft Office 365, which help you manage, protect and ensure the integrity of your data by assigning retention policies to new and existing content. Labels are used to classify content in Office 365, enabling you to establish more granular retention and data loss prevention policies so data can be more tightly controlled.

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Tags: Office 365, Governance, Safety, Data

Using Labels to Manage and Control Data in Office 365

Posted by aeadmin on Jul 24, 2018 10:21:47 AM

 

 This isn’t your parents’ workplace. More employees are working remotely than ever, and tech-savvy Millennials will represent half of the American workforce by 2020. As the workplace changes, the way we collaborate and share information continues to change with it. Adoption of Microsoft Office 365 is indicative of these changes.

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Tags: Office 365, Labels, Millennials, Governance, Classification

How to Implement Effective Data Governance with Office 365

Posted by aeadmin on Jul 16, 2018 1:59:12 PM

 

Business data stores are growing by as much as 65 percent annually, and a significant portion of that data is created, shared and maintained within the framework of Microsoft Office 365. All of the information stored in emails, OneDrive accounts and other Office 365 locations has costs and risks associated with it. That’s why data governance is a critical component of managing Office 365.

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Tags: Teams, Governance, Office 365, Storage

Why You Should Migrate to Microsoft SharePoint Online

Posted by aeadmin on Jun 29, 2018 8:58:20 AM

 

Launched by Microsoft in 2001 as a server management tool, SharePoint has morphed into perhaps the world’s most popular workplace collaboration platform. It is used by some 200 million individuals across 300,000 customer organizations, including 85 percent of the Fortune 500.

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Tags: Technology, Microsoft, SharePoint, Office 365

How to Enable Effective Teams Governance While Giving Users Control

Posted by aeadmin on Jun 24, 2018 9:11:50 AM

 

We’ve been talking about Microsoft Teams, and in our last post we provided some planning and implementation tips for maximizing the success of a Teams roll-out. Sure, Teams is intuitive and easy to use, but it can also have a big impact on organizational processes. It’s important to understand how various groups collaborate and help them use Teams to their best advantage.

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Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Teams

8 Steps for a Successful Teams Rollout

Posted by aeadmin on Jun 13, 2018 7:09:28 AM

 

In our last post we described the core features and capabilities of Microsoft Teams. The application serves as a hub for applications, document sharing and meetings, with a persistent threaded chat feature that keeps teams engaged and informed. Microsoft Teams can easily be customized to meet diverse needs and has advanced security features to protect sensitive data.

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Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Teams

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