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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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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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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The Consultancy Process - From Headache to Handshake

Written by Angie Anderson on Tuesday, June 13th 2017 — Categories: Windows 10, Migration, SCOM, SCCM, Active Directory, O365, Datacenter Automation, Desktop Modernization, Azure, Microsoft, Security

Within the tech industry there are many challenges standing in the way of growing tech firms, particularly to those attempting to separate themselves from the rest of the pack.

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