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Exchange 2010 Goes Into Overtime!

Posted by Terence Kolstad on Sep 19, 2019 2:20:52 PM

A small silver lining in the upcoming end of life woes facing companies in 2020. The Microsoft Exchange Team announced on Monday, September 16th that they are extending support for Exchange 2010 from January 14th to October 13th, 2020. This will only be a benefit for customers with Exchange 2010 running on Server 2012/R2. Microsoft is not changing the end of support date for Server 2008/R2.

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Topics: IT, security, Microsoft, Teams, Office365, Collaboration

Are you Ready for Microsoft Teams?

Posted by Terence Kolstad on Sep 9, 2019 2:42:06 PM

Microsoft recently released some very exciting news- Microsoft Teams will be replacing Skype for Business Online and retirement is effective July 31, 2021. New tenants created now in Office 365 will be provisioned to Microsoft Teams and no longer in Skype for Business Online. Our talented engineers live and breathe in the world of Microsoft and technology every single day, and we've had a flood of excitement, along with lots of questions around this announcement… So the big question is, are you ready for Microsoft Teams?

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Topics: IT, security, Microsoft, Teams, Office365, Collaboration

Let's Talk Security

Posted by Paul Beasley on Sep 6, 2019 10:58:28 AM

The Russian proverb, ‘Trust, but verify’ was made famous by President Ronald Reagan during the height of the US/Soviet arms race. At the time, this was meant to suggest the need for validation, even when there was trust between parties. This phrase was very appropriate as it allowed the two superpowers to become more friendly, but left room for validation that changes were truly being made. Validation begets trust and the situation improved.

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Topics: IT, security, compliance, verify