Why Would You Lease a New Car and Not Drive It for 12 Months?

Written by Rory McCaw on Tuesday, July 31st 2018 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Patching, Windows 10, O365, Azure, Microsoft, Security

Why do companies do this with software?

The concept sounds crazy. Logic says that you lease a car, start to drive it immediately, and continue to drive it for the lease term. Yet with Microsoft software, even cloud-based software like Azure, O365, Dynamics CRM, and Windows 10, companies continue to buy SaaS offerings on their traditional Enterprise Agreements (EAs) and pay for them before they start to use them.

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6 Elements to Consider When Deploying Windows 10

Written by Rory McCaw on Monday, July 16th 2018 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Windows 10, O365, Azure, Microsoft, Security

With any migration or upgrade, challenges will arise. Windows 10 migration is no different – so be prepared.

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If Video Killed the Radio Star, Will Process Automation Kill the IT Guy?

Written by Rory McCaw on Monday, May 21st 2018 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Windows 10, SCOM, SCCM, O365, Azure, Microsoft, Security

The most common type of Artificial Intelligence (AI) today is process automation, often referred to as Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Many IT guys (and, if you will, gals) fear that process automation will make their jobs disappear.

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Server Patching Automation – Just Like an IT Caddy, Only Better

Written by Angie Anderson on Saturday, April 28th 2018 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Windows 10, SCOM, SCCM, O365, Azure, Microsoft, Security, Software Development

Let’s be honest, most of us who play individual games like golf are cheaters. We don’t play by the rules of the game 100% of the time. OK, labelling ourselves cheaters may be a harsh indictment of our collective scorekeeping.

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IT Infrastructure Management – Through a Single Pane of Glass

Written by Rory McCaw on Wednesday, March 28th 2018 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Management Packs, Azure, Microsoft, Software Development

As an information management executive, you (and by extension, your team) need broad and deep insights into the performance and security of your data management infrastructure. This is the case whether your business applications reside on five servers, fifty, or five hundred.

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Enable DKIM in Exchange Online Protection

Written by Muditha Chathuranga on Wednesday, July 19th 2017 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Windows 10, O365, Azure, Microsoft, Security

Last year Microsoft announced support for DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) signing for outbound emails in Office 365. If you are wondering what DKIM is, below is an excerpt from Microsoft blog describing what DKIM is in its simplest form.

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Windows Defender - Advance Threat Protection

Written by Rory McCaw on Monday, June 26th 2017 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Azure, Microsoft, Security

Microsoft has developed the most amazing defense to Advanced Persistent Threats (APT’s) in the form of two technologies: Windows Defender – Advanced Threat Protection, to protect your Windows 10 endpoints, and O365 – Advanced Threat Protection, to protect your 0365 environments.

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How do I protect my Office 365 users from malware and phishing?… What you need to know!

Written by Angie Anderson on Friday, June 23rd 2017 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Windows 10, O365, Azure, Microsoft, Security

Office 365’s adoption is growing at the speed of light, and that means that it is also growing as an attack vector. Combining this with the growth in email-based malware and phishing attacks we need Microsoft to step up to the plate and protect us, and of course, they have!

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Security Breach

Written by Rory McCaw on Wednesday, June 21st 2017 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Azure, Microsoft, Security

Lot’s of accounts & lots of passwords. How to manage users identities and avoid a Security Breach.

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The Origin, Evolution and Strong Bond Between Infront Consulting & Microsoft

Written by Rory McCaw on Monday, June 13th 2016 — Categories: Solutions, Technology, Enterprise Advisory Services, Cloud, Migration, Azure

As an official Microsoft partner since the start of operations, Infront Consulting has created a valuable alliance within the IT industry that has only become stronger as the tech giant has put heavy investment behind datacenter creation and cloud-based infrastructure around the globe.

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