AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Teamwork solutions can make you 5x more high performing

October 8, 2019
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Did we grab your attention?

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.  

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Are you at risk of a cyberattack? (Hint: likely.)

September 11, 2019
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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. 

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What was 'Inspiring' about MS Inspire this year?

July 23, 2019
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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.

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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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Data Confidentiality and Availability are Vital, but Integrity is Key

March 13, 2019
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As companies continue to change, adopt new technologies and become more interrelated, they need to look at cyber attacks as events that should be planned for, rather than simply reacted to. 

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Microsoft End-of-Support Calendar for 2019

January 17, 2019
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2019 seems to be shaping up to be a busy and exciting year! One initiative that we are focused on is supporting our clients

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