AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Microsoft 365 Licensing | Which Plan Is Right For You?

September 23, 2021
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From pricing to productivity to security, each Microsoft 365 plan has something unique to offer. But, how do you know which plan is right for you? Which one offers the best tools for productivity or takes care of security and governance?

To help, we’ve summarized the latest and greatest in Microsoft E3, E5 and F3. Our hope is that this will help you make the right decision for your organization. If, you’re still not sure, we’d be happy to help you make the right choice for your organization today … and tomorrow.

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Educational Organizations | Optimize your Licensing with a Microsoft CSP

September 8, 2021
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When it comes to getting your software licensing right, the road ahead can be filled with challenges. It can be difficult to know if you’ve taken the most efficient route and are using the most recent maps. And sometimes stopping for directions or paying for a guide are not fool-proof ways to get where you want to go. 
 
By working with a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), educational institutes can be assured they’re on the right path and that their navigation system is always up to date. You’ll get everything you need to expand your education practice and make a difference in the classroom. Here are a few things that a CSP can deliver:  

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What Can You Accomplish with Azure AD Zero Trust Foundations

August 24, 2021
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The security landscape has changed with remote work and cloud applications. Employees are working remotely and using their own devices to get work done. Data is being accessed and shared outside the corporate network and data and applications are moving to the cloud. Security now extends beyond the physical location of the office.

If your organization relies on on-premises firewalls and VPNs, you may lack the visibility and agility to deliver efficient, comprehensive security coverage.

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What is a Cloud Solution Provider and Why is it Important?

August 19, 2021
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In response to the widespread transition to remote work and the pace of digital innovation, its become more challenging to manage licensing assets. But how do you streamline licensing and manage costs? We think you should consider a Cloud Solution Provider or CSP. If you’re wondering what a Cloud Solutions Provider is, don’t worry. We’re here to tell you all about it, and why it’s such a great idea for your business to consider partnering with a CSP.

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What is Modern Endpoint Management

July 23, 2021
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Modern Endpoint Management offers a seamless, end-to-end management solution without the complexity of a disruption to productivity.

It provides you with a wide range of features and services to manage and monitor a full range of devices including mobile devices, desktop computers, virtual machines, embedded devices and servers.

It’s a must for organizations looking to provide greater security, monitoring and updates across a full range of devices.

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Why A Staffing Partner is a Great Strategy for Talent

July 15, 2021
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Finding top talent in a candidate-driven market requires the deployment of a proven recruitment strategy. Yet, most growing companies have other demands that take precedence over searching for qualified candidates. As workloads continue to increase, it can be difficult for HR teams to adequately manage daily responsibilities.

So, how can your organization continue to discover great candidates while lessening the burden on your HR team? By aligning with a strategic staffing partner, of course!

Below are five reasons why partnering with a recruitment firm may be the right move for your company.

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Why Change Management & Digital Skilling Matters

June 24, 2021
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AMTRA Solutions is a Modern Workplace provider, which means we implement Modern Work technology solutions (such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Windows Virtual Desktop and the Power Platform, among other Microsoft solutions) to help your organization work more effectively and efficiently.

While we pride ourselves in being pretty good at the technical configuration and implementation of solutions, what sets us apart is our obsession with Adoption & Change Management and Digital Skilling. 

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A Security Breach Defined and Why Its Important

June 11, 2021
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Eventually, no matter how strong your company’s defenses are, someone, somewhere, will manage to compromise your security. And as much as you want to be 100% secure, there is no defense system that’s immune to an attack. What’s more shocking is that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million and the average time to identify a breach is 280 days (IBM).

However, just because you’ve been the victim of a security breach doesn’t mean you can’t recover (even though it may feel like the end of the world). A recovery and return to business as usual are possible ... if you have a plan in place.

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Why Mobile Device Management

May 26, 2021
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Smartphones, laptops, and messaging apps have all changed the way we do business. While mobile devices can enhance overall productivity, it also increases the risk of losing confidential business data.

That’s why its so important to have a plan in place to manage your disparate devices. But, what exactly is mobile device management and why is it so important. Let’s start with the basics.

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The Modern Desktop | Why its Still a Hot Topic

May 13, 2021
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The Modern Desktop continues to be a hot topic. But why, and why should your company care?

At its core, the modern workplace is about a change in culture and developing strategies in which to better leverage the latest, greatest technologies in alignment with business processes.

It's driven from a deep desire and understanding to create a positive, collaborative culture suited to the modern worker. As well as an understanding that digital technology and tools are enablers of productivity and efficiency. 

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