Not so long ago, cloud services were perceived as a risky and unstable solution that may be somewhat useful in making less-than-critical functions of a business a bit easier. However, in no more than five years, they transformed into something that permeates every aspect of our life, both business and personal.
For Office 365 users Microsoft will discontinue support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on October 31 2018. This means that if you have not enabled TLS 1.2 by the end of October you may experience connectivity issues to 365.
Along with the announcement of several new Surface PCs – and even a new set of Surface headphones – Microsoft on Tuesday in New York, unveiled what for many of you might be an easier way to pay for the computers, through a Surface All Access payment program that starts at $24.99 a month for 24 months.
How has the cloud impacted your organization’s security? Has it left you wondering – what consequences could we face if a malicious outsider gained access to our cloud environment? Would our clients stay loyal to us if our database was compromised? What can we do to implement cloud security? Our five best practices for cloud security, especially in Azure environments, include areas of IAM, MFA, hardening techniques, monitoring programs, and industry-accepted cloud security tools. These best practices for cloud security work together and sometimes overlap to give your cloud environment the protection that it needs.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off the company’s Ignite 2018 keynote with some major news this morning. Bringing the CEOs of Adobe and SAP on stage, Satya Nadella announced that the three companies had teamed up to create the Open Data Initiative, a new partnership aiming to give customers more control over their data.
Microsoft is bringing artificial intelligence (AI) and mixed reality to Dynamics 365, according to a Tuesday blog post from Alysa Taylor, corporate vice president of Microsoft business applications and industry. Both additions aim to accelerate the functionality of business applications, the post said.
We’ve all heard the long odds facing women founders in tech. Last year, female founders received just 2.2 percent of total global venture capital funding, and only 17 percent of all startups have at least one female founder, despite the fact that gender diversity on executive teams correlates with greater profitability and value creation.
These days, the best way to understand your customers is through data. And through the magic of big data, we no longer need to look at our customers at the aggregate or the segment level. We finally have access to data on individual customers and prospects that we can use to understand them as unique people.
The Office 365 Roadmap, where customers can find information on what features and updates are being developed for the service, now says that it will become the Microsoft 365 roadmap. The change will happen in mid-September.
When incorporated into business applications, AI can provide insights into how best to engage potential customers, predict customer needs, answer questions and, ultimately, sell products. Microsoft hopes to enable all that in its latest Dynamics 365 updates for marketing, sales and customer service.
Microsoft Corp. is taking the good fight to Slack Technologies Inc. with the launch of a free version of its Teams workplace collaboration service.
The new introductory tier, the first time Microsoft has offered a free version of Teams since launching the product in March 2017, not only competes head-to-head with Slack but some features actually exceed what its competition has on offer.
Collaboration habits can make or break teamwork. When people run efficient meetings, create time for focused work, and respect work/life boundaries their teams thrive. Today, we are announcing two new features—Workplace Analytics solutions and MyAnalytics nudges—designed to put individuals and teams at the center of change
ATLANTA (July 17, 2018) – ClickDimensions, a leader in marketing for Microsoft Dynamics 365, announced today the next step in the company’s continued global growth with the new expansion of services delivered from the Microsoft Azure region in Canada.
It's smaller, more portable and less expensive. But it's also less powerful and still drives up the real-world cost by excluding must-have extra accessories. In other words, the new Surface Go from Microsoft is the answer to about half your PC tablet dreams. But starting at a very reasonable $399, that may be more than good enough.