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Windows 365 and Hybrid Work

November 27, 2022
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Hybrid work is here stay and organizations need to think about new work trends. A recent Gartner report showed that about 48% of employees will work remotely at least some of the time, compared to about 30% pre-pandemic.

Research suggests that if organizations were to go back to 100% on-site, they'd risk losing up to 39% of their workforce. Gen-Z employees have indicated the importance of building in-person connections at the office - while having the opportunity to maintain a flexible schedule. They want it all! 

The People Have Spoken
These workers want the flexibility, with in-person collaboration.
So how do you keep everyone happy?
Windows 365 Cloud PC could be the answer. 

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How Windows 365 is Powering Hybrid Work

September 15, 2022
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Hybrid work is here stay and organizations need to think about the work trends post COVID-19. A post-pandemic report by Gartner showed that about 48% of employees will work remotely at least some of the time, compared to about 30% pre-pandemic.

Research suggests that if organizations were to go back to 100% on-site, they'd risk losing up to 39% of their workforce. Gen-Z employees have indicated the importance of  building in-person connections at the office - while having the opportunity to maintain a flexible schedule. They want it all! 

The People Have Spoken
These workers want the flexibility the pandemic granted them, with the in-person collaboration they were used to before COVID-19.
So how do you keep everyone happy?
Windows 365 Cloud PC could be the answer. 

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Deprecation of Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

September 12, 2022
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Did you know that as of October 1, 2022, Microsoft is deprecating Basic authentication in Exchange Online? Check out the full announcement from Microsoft. In simple terms, this means that Microsoft will remove the ability to use Basic authentication in Exchange Online for Exchange ActiveSync, POP, IMAP, Remote PowerShell, Exchange Web Services, Offline Address Book, Outlook for Windows, and Mac.

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Are you prepared to defend yourself against security attacks?

August 31, 2022
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Digital transformation is on the rise for many organizations, but what we fail to overlook, is that cybercriminals are on their own digital transformation journey as well.

Now, more than ever, organizations are turning to a zero-trust strategy to secure their data and systems. Regardless of size and sector, zero-trust is essential to all businesses. High-profile breaches, cloud migrations and an ever-expanding attack surface require a shift in approach. 

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Microsoft 365 E3 versus E5. Which is right for you?

June 29, 2022
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Do you know what is included in Microsoft E3 and E5? Do you know which one is right for your business? Are you familiar with the benefits of each?

We can help. To start, there is no one size fits all solution to licensing. Each version has benefits to help you work collaboratively and be more productive. To help you define which version is best for you, let's first take a look at the differences.

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Frontline Worker Value Assessment Strengthens Corporate Culture

June 10, 2022
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A Frontline Worker Value Assessment is a great way of determining how you can empower your employees to do their best work. Often, frontline workers don’t have access to the necessary technologies and tools to help them be as productive as possible. But, if they’re not digitally equipped to succeed, your organization can end up with a major decrease in productivity.

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Better Together: Windows 365 & Azure Virtual Desktop

March 31, 2022
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There are many guides out there comparing Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop, highlighting the features and benefits of each in an attempt to sway you towards one or the other. However, the truth is - they are just two different ways of doing the same thing.

Windows 365 is built on the Azure Virtual Desktop platform, making them already related and intertwined.

By leveraging the best features of each - you get the best of both worlds!

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