AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Magic Ingredient for Teams Adoption Success

September 17, 2019
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In our commitment to be all things Teams, we have built a practice dedicated entirely to Adoption & Change Management. In our methodology we subscribe to a process that takes our clients through three phases:

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Are you at risk of a cyberattack? (Hint: likely.)

September 11, 2019
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Cybersecurity has become a predominant issue and can affect anyone, anywhere. It’s nice to think that cyber crimes only happen to large Companies, however that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, small businesses are hit with nearly the same frequency as their larger counterparts.

Today’s most effective cyber scams are meticulously crafted, using very convincing imitations of famous brands or scraping information from social media to socially engineer believable situations. 

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Skype is coming to an End. Bring on Teams!

August 20, 2019
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Microsoft recently announced that Skype for Business Online will be retiring on July 31, 2021. We’ve been preparing for this and are ready to support you however we can as we work together to help you make this transition.

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AMTRA Solutions signs Exclusive Canadian Partnership Agreement with AtBot (H3 Solutions)

August 19, 2019
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August 19, 2019

CANADA – AMTRA Solutions today announced an exclusive Canadian partnership agreement with AtBot, a no-code, bot-building platform powered by Microsoft Flow and Microsoft AI that integrates seamlessly into Office 365 environments.

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Launching Microsoft Teams | Easy Right?

July 29, 2019
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As I am sure you have seen in other blog posts, and likely our Microsoft Teams vs.Slack infographic, we are big fans of Microsoft Teams. Unfortunately, a successful implementation of Microsoft Teams takes more than flipping a switch.

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Digital Transformation through Adoption Change Management

July 25, 2019
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Organizations often achieve low adoption with the implementation of new technologies due to staff not being prepared to adapt and incorporate these toolsets into regular work routines.

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What was 'Inspiring' about MS Inspire this year?

July 23, 2019
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Every July, thousands of partners from around the globe flock to Vegas to learn about Microsoft’s vision and focus for the upcoming year. The event takes place annually and is ‘the’  place to network and build connections, share insights and best practices, experience latest product innovations, and learn new skills and techniques.

This year, participants totaled over 17,000, making it the biggest Microsoft Inspire to date. AMTRA sent a team down to take part in the action, and hear first-hand what to expect this year. And let’s just say we’re Inspired!  Here’s a summary of the biggest take-aways from our team’s perspective.

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Why Should I Hire an IT Staffing Company?

July 22, 2019
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Outsourcing your hiring allows you to focus on your business, rather than diverting your attention to focus on hiring and interviewing.  Here are 7 reasons why you should contact an IT Resourcing Company today.

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AMTRA Solutions is now an Authorized Microsoft Managed Desktop Partner

July 17, 2019
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CALGARY, ALBERTA – July 17, 2019

AMTRA Solutions announces that it is now an Authorized Microsoft Managed Desktop Partner, ready to deliver solutions in Canada. As a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner in Windows and Devices, and recipient of the Microsoft 2018 Modern Desktop Partner of the Year, AMTRA is skilled at delivering modern workplace solutions to its clients.

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Ending Soon | Microsoft support for SQL Server 2008/R2

July 5, 2019
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July 9, 2019 is fast approaching, which means your organization could be at risk, and we want to ensure you understand the impact of not upgrading your SQL Server or migrating your workloads to Azure. 

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