Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Modernizing your Infrastructure for the Cloud

April 14, 2021

As an Information and Technology leader, the infrastructure investments you make today must be compatible with the modern, hybrid cloud of tomorrow. What you might not know is that data center modernization can be a sprint … or a marathon.    

Either way, it’s important that organizations establish a well-defined, consistent strategy that enables a complete set of software-defined services for computing, storage, networking, cloud management and security. 

But how do you get there? How do you ensure the investments you make today will be compatible with the new normal of hybrid cloud and the reality of limited budgets? 

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Working with Documents in 2021

April 7, 2021

We’ve all been asked by our kids ‘what do you do at work?’  As a ‘knowledge worker,’ I produce a lot of documents. I’m aware that doesn’t sound as cool as I’d like - perhaps I could try to make that sound better by turning it into an action adventure story… 

So, I’m sitting in front of my computer and I get a Teams message that our proposal has been selected for a big project! This is great news and I immediately know what to do - produce a contract for signature! 

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Our Security Predictions for 2021

February 11, 2021

If we learned anything from 2020, it’s that IT strategies need to be flexible. Last year was a prime example of this, as we were forced to retool our operations overnight due to lockdowns, social distancing requirements and remote work.

And as we forge forward in to 2021, its quite apparent that remote work (in some form or another) is here to stay.

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Microsoft Teams Calling | The latest and greatest

January 28, 2021

Just when you thought Microsoft Teams couldn’t get any better, they launch a brand new feature set. To help you communicate and collaborate even more effectively, their latest improvements are to its Teams calling features.

The first is a new calling interface that now shows contacts, voicemail, and call history in a single location. It’s designed to allow Microsoft Teams to more easily replace your desk phone with features like:

  • Built-in spam call protection
  • Reverse number lookup
  • Ability to merge calls
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Documents in the Cloud

December 10, 2020

The speed of digital change has made it necessary for companies to share information quickly and efficiently. It has become the norm and a requirement, rather than just a recommendation.

Imagine, you’re in the middle of a critical project that’s due soon. Likely, you’ll want to keep the client in the loop as progress moves along. Or, what if you have a question and  require clarification during the project? Then you’ll likely want a response immediately to stay on-track. And, what if you need a signature before you can move to another phase? You’ll also want that quickly too.  

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