How Azure IoT Suite Overcomes IoT Technical Challenges

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 15, 2016 9:49:21 AM


In a
previous post, we discussed how Microsoft Power BI, a cloud-based analytics service, enables organizations to use interactive dashboards, reports and data visualization tools to analyze a broad range of data types. Microsoft recently introduced a real-time dashboard tile feature, which can be created by users in minutes so they can quickly view and analyze real-time data. The new features and capabilities available with Power BI make it easier for users to convert Internet of Things (IoT) data into actionable business insights.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Power BI, Azure, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

Microsoft Unveils Real-Time Dashboard Tile Features for Power BI

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 6, 2016 10:58:40 AM


These days, just about any object can be connected to the Internet and, as a result, become a source of data. In fact, researchers are attempting to install Internet-connected sensors inside an active volcano in Nicaragua. The goal is to monitor the volcano’s activities in real time, gather environmental data, predict eruptions and create an early warning system.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Power BI, BI, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

OneDrive: The No-Brainer Solution for Enterprise File Sync and Share

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 30, 2016 11:02:10 AM


Today’s increasingly mobile workforce has established a new set of requirements for access to company data. No longer bound to a company-issued PC, employees want and need the ability to access and share their files on their favorite devices, from any location.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive

How Microsoft Azure Creates a True Hybrid Cloud

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 23, 2016 2:00:06 PM


Numerous studies show that organizations are rapidly adopting a hybrid cloud model. According to the Rightscale 2016 State of the Cloud Report, 82 percent of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy, and 71 percent have adopted a hybrid cloud. A 2015 Forrester Consulting survey of large multinational organizations found that 58 percent were already using some type of hybrid cloud.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Azure, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

Office 365 Power BI

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 11, 2016 10:45:08 AM


Power BI is a collection of analytical tools and utilities enabling businesses to synthesize data and present it in structured formats. Users can create interactive dashboards and reports from localized data, up through enterprise-wide data models. The data architecture supports uniform models providing data consistency throughout the enterprise. Once dashboards and reports are created, they can easily be shared with any audience scope.

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Tags: adaptivedge, BI, Enterprise, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, SharePoint

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in the Microsoft Cloud

Posted by aeadmin on Jul 12, 2016 9:31:56 AM


A disaster recovery and business continuity plan is critical to any organization’s IT operations. By designing and implementing a viable strategy, organizations can ensure systems remain available during planned or unplanned maintenance and can be recovered in the event of a system failure.  Azure Site Recovery Services (ASR) allow organizations to extend their business continuity and disaster recovery strategies to the Microsoft Cloud. 

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Tags: Private Cloud, Technology, Azure, Cloud, Enterprise, microsoft gold partner

Don’t Let Technology Drive Your Requirements

Posted by aeadmin on May 11, 2016 2:00:07 PM


I was leading a training session on SharePoint a few years ago, and while I was covering list templates, one of the participants in the class blurted out, “Oh! An Issues list? We should use that.  We have issues!!!”  Don’t we all?  Still makes me smile when I think about it.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Business Requirements, Collaboration, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, Requirements Gathering, SharePoint

Granular Licensing of Office 365 SKUs (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by aeadmin on Apr 13, 2016 11:01:15 AM


Welcome to part 2 of the series, ‘Granular Licensing of Office 365 SKUs’. In
Part 1 of this series, I discussed how to perform granular licensing of Office 365 SKUs via the Office 365 Admin Portal. We learned that there were some slick features on how to scope out user accounts and modify licensing. There were, however, some limitations. 

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Tags: Active Directory, adaptivedge, O365, SKU, Azure, E5, Enterprise, Licensing, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, PowerShell

SharePoint Online Business Process Automation…Inside & Out!

Posted by aeadmin on Mar 8, 2016 10:35:04 AM

SharePoint Online has an almost infinite and unlimited number of use cases and solutions. After all, it’s a highly extensible platform that can be customized to fit any business need. With little to no customization or development, it is a highly effective and useful solution even if used “out-of-the-box.”

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Tags: adaptivedge, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, SharePoint

Granular Licensing of Office 365 SKUs

Posted by aeadmin on Feb 9, 2016 11:12:24 AM

With the release of Microsoft's Granular Licensing of Office 365 Enterprise E5, a significantly large amount of new services is available to offer your clients. Whether your business is already using Office 365 and simply upgrading another license SKU to E5, or is migrating to Office 365 for the first time, oftentimes simply applying all of the available options for the businesses client base is ok. In other scenarios, a more systematic and staged approach is required.

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Tags: Active Directory, adaptivedge, Azure, Enterprise, Licensing, microsoft gold partner, Office 365