AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

End-of-Support for SQL Server 2008 Is Approaching Fast!

June 19, 2019
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SQL Server 2008 and R2 are finally getting the boot! Depending on your job, you may identify with one of these:

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SQL Server 2008/R2 End Of Support.  Is this An Opportunity To Modernize?

May 28, 2019
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Sometimes in life we need an upgrade to take advantage of the latest and greatest.  And technology is no different.  We’re referring to SQL Server 2008/R2 which is reaching end of support.  On July 9, 2019 Microsoft will no longer support these servers.

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Securing the Modern Workplace | Four Guiding Principles

May 22, 2019
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How work is done is changing and at the root of this change are people that need to be able to work anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

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Data Confidentiality and Availability are Vital, but Integrity is Key

March 13, 2019
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As companies continue to change, adopt new technologies and become more interrelated, they need to look at cyber attacks as events that should be planned for, rather than simply reacted to. 

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Microsoft End-of-Support Calendar for 2019

January 17, 2019
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2019 seems to be shaping up to be a busy and exciting year! One initiative that we are focused on is supporting our clients

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Better Teamwork with Teams

January 2, 2019
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Microsoft Teams brings together people, conversations and content.  It’s changing the way teams communicate and collaborate. Here are some tips to take your Teams game to the next level.

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There IS a Better Way...

December 11, 2018
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I promise this is a blog about business processes, team projects, and individual responsibilities that can be done in a better way. But, first a story...

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, Volume 23

November 13, 2018
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Every year, Microsoft collects security and threat intelligence from their global network and compiles the trends in the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report. To keep up with the always evolving landscape, the Security Intelligence Report provides a thorough analysis of security threats and how to best mitigate the top attack types.

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Habits to make you happier at the office

October 9, 2018
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Habits can be defined as 'a settled tendency or usual manner of behavior; or an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary' (Merriam-Webster).  They are the things we do on auto-pilot, the small choices we make everyday from what we eat for breakfast to the route we take to work. 

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Meet Émile Cabot, one of AMTRA’s IT Hero!

October 4, 2018
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The face of our upcoming Tech Talks on Productivity and Modern Device Management, Émile is a four-time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP).  He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions and has spent many years performing infrastructure analyses and solution implementations for organizations large and small.

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