Planning your Microsoft Application Strategy in a Cloud Crazy World

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 20, 2017 10:21:20 AM


This webinar, given by our Senior Managing Partner, Steve Soper, provides a high-level overview of Microsoft Application deployment pros and cons of Cloud, On-Premise and Hybrid topologies.  The session will cover Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business (Lync) and Active Directory along with their cloud counterparts in Office 365 and Azure.  Learn some of the critical decision points and criteria to consider in developing your go-forward Microsoft application strategy.

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Tags: Adaptive Edge, adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

How to Enable Office 365 Group Writeback for a Hybrid Coexistence Environment

Posted by aeadmin on Apr 30, 2017 10:15:08 AM


I would like to discuss today configuring Office 365 Groups with on-premises Exchange Hybrid. Office 365 Groups is the new type of group that allows its members to collaborate efficiently through a variety of services, such as SharePoint Team Site, Yammer, Shared OneNote Notebook, Shared Calendar, Planner, and SharePoint Document Library.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Coexistence, Hybrid, O365, Office 365 Groups, SKU, Azure, Enterprise, Group Writeback, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, PowerShell, Unified Groups

Migrating File Shares to Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint Online, Part 2

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 1, 2016 9:28:10 AM


In
our last post, we began discussing the process for selecting an enterprise file-sharing platform and developing a strategy for migrating data. We examined the benefits and use cases of Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online, as well as on-premises SharePoint 2016 deployments. We also explained how automated tools can help you analyze your file shares, ensure your data is optimized for the cloud and troubleshoot any issues that arise.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Technology, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint

Migrating File Shares to OneDrive and SharePoint Online, Part 1

Posted by aeadmin on Nov 16, 2016 7:38:59 PM


In a
previous post, we explained why you need an enterprise-class file sync and share solution to support mobile users. That post focused on Microsoft OneDrive for Business, which provides Office 365 users with a convenient yet secure way of accessing and sharing files in the cloud. Another option is Microsoft SharePoint Online, which may be a more appropriate solution depending upon your business requirements and data.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Technology, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint

SharePoint Intranet: Seamless Collaboration for Mobile Workers

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 26, 2016 1:51:08 PM


How much of your job requires you to be physically present at work? What task cannot be performed with a mobile application? How much more productive can you be when you’re not tied to a desk? How does this flexibility improve your work-life balance and job satisfaction? The answers to these questions explain why IDC expects mobile workers to account for 72.3 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Technology, microsoft gold partner, mobile workforces, Office 365, SharePoint

Does It Makes Sense to Move Your SQL Database to the Cloud?

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 27, 2016 12:26:45 PM


Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is a relatively new entry in the field of cloud-based deployment models, but it’s rapidly gaining in popularity. According to a new study by research firm Technavio, the DBaaS market is expected to see spectacular growth, with a compound annual growth rate of more than 65 percent until 2020.

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Tags: adaptivedge, DBaaS, Azure, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, PaaS

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