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Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

What’s the difference between an E3 and E5 Microsoft 365 license?

September 28, 2020
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Choosing a Microsoft 365 license is a critical step before migrating to the cloud. With multiple options for small, medium and enterprise businesses, navigating the differences can get overwhelming.

 

On the surface, it’s a question of features, and for many organizations that's extremely important. Providing your users with the right tools is critical and making the right choice requires asking how your organization is structured, what were your reasons for migrating in the first place … and what’s really been holding you back.

With these questions in mind, it’s far easier to make the right choice, and when you ask what the difference is between an E3 and an E5 Microsoft 365 license, you’ll come upon a more meaningful answer than simply a list of bells and whistles. To help you wade through the differences, we’ve created a comparison to help you make the correct choice for your organization.

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Modern Desktop | What exactly is it? Part II

July 29, 2020
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Two years ago, we wrote about The Modern Desktop. Since then, the buzz around the modern workplace has gained momentum. But why are people still talking about it and why does it continue to be such a hot topic.

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

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SharePoint: The Importance of a Tidy House 

June 2, 2020
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As we talked about in our last blog, there are some guidelines and best practices for when to use SharePoint vs OneDrive vs Teams, but when it comes down to it, SharePoint is the engine behind all three. So, does it really matter where you put your documents? 

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Understanding the Why? Guidance for following Teams best practices.

April 23, 2020
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Many service providers will tell you they can help you get Teams turned on (so can we), and many service providers will tell you they can support training on how to use Teams (so can we). However, many service providers will not tell you “Why using Teams” is better than alternative solutions (we can).

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Managing Files in Microsoft Teams

April 20, 2020
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Do you have a plan in place for managing your files in Microsoft Teams?

File management can be tricky if you don’t have a plan. To help, we’ve put together some tips on how you can keep your files under control.  

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Which Collaboration Platform is Best for Your Business?

April 13, 2020
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Does the prospect of choosing a collaboration platform seem overwhelming to you? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people wonder, with so many options on the market, where do you start?

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Unlocking the Value of Teams | A Closer Look at Multi-Factor Authentiction

April 8, 2020
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Earlier this week we shared that Adoption and Change Management and Network are  critical to getting started with Teams, but have you thought about Multi-Factor Authentication?

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Unlocking the Value of Teams | A Closer Look at Network

April 7, 2020
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As we shared in yesterday's blog, Adoption and Change Management is critical to getting started with Teams, but have you thought about your network?

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Unlocking the Value of Teams | A Closer Look at ACM

April 6, 2020
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Have you turned on Microsoft Teams and just let your team run wild with it? Or are you thinking about deploying Teams, but worried you don’t have the right plumbing place?

Don’t worry. You're not alone. We talk to customers every day, who are in various stages of their Teams journey Whether you are thinking about implementing Teams or have already deployed, we’d like you to take a step back and think about the why and the how. In other words, Adoption and Change Management (ACM).

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Microsoft End Point Manager | What is it?

January 28, 2020
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Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) was recently introduced by Microsoft to provide an end-to-end management solution that combines device management services from System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Intune into a unified experience. 

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