We took an informal poll of some of our clients and contacts, the results were interesting and confirmed a few things we have been wondering about for a while. Here is what we asked people:
Technology is a mainstay today. Its everywhere. At work, at home, on the plane, on vacation. We’re surrounded by TVs, personal digital assistants, wireless devices and portable electronics. We use technology to communicate, coordinate, collaborate and share. But how do we keep pace? We’re in a constant state of learning. The Podcasts, seminars and webcasts are the norm. But, how do we fit it all in?
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Despite the fact that statistics and research reveal the investment in collaboration and teamwork can make you higher performing, few Companies have implemented the proper tools to make collaboration within teams work better.
Cybersecurity has become a predominant issue and can affect anyone, anywhere. It’s nice to think that cyber crimes only happen to large Companies, however that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, small businesses are hit with nearly the same frequency as their larger counterparts.
Today’s most effective cyber scams are meticulously crafted, using very convincing imitations of famous brands or scraping information from social media to socially engineer believable situations.
Every July, thousands of partners from around the globe flock to Vegas to learn about Microsoft’s vision and focus for the upcoming year. The event takes place annually and is ‘the’ place to network and build connections, share insights and best practices, experience latest product innovations, and learn new skills and techniques.
This year, participants totaled over 17,000, making it the biggest Microsoft Inspire to date. AMTRA sent a team down to take part in the action, and hear first-hand what to expect this year. And let’s just say we’re Inspired! Here’s a summary of the biggest take-aways from our team’s perspective.
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.
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.
SQL Server 2008 and R2 are finally getting the boot! Depending on your job, you may identify with one of these:
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.
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.