AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

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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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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Digital Transformation through Adoption Change Management

May 2, 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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Microsoft FY19 Q3 Results | Teams News

April 25, 2019
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Yesterday Microsoft released their Q3 earnings. Congrats to Microsoft for exceeding Wall Street expectations on revenue, operating income, and earnings per share!

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Four Important Lessons for Successful Digital Transformation

April 3, 2019
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There’s a lot of hype nowadays around initiatives to apply digital capabilities to improve efficiencies, increase customer value, and create new monetisation opportunities.

It’s big business actually. About a 1.3 Trillion USD book of business. 

It’s called ‘Digital Transformation’.

Sadly, a lot of it is proving to be useless and ineffective - with one McKinsey Research Report indicating that 70% of these ‘digital transformation’ initiatives fail to achieve their stated goals.

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Launching Microsoft Teams: Easy, Right?

March 21, 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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