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Is Single Sign-On Right for Your Users?

How Microsoft Online Services Can Fit into Your Organization

by Patrick Renzi | 04.10.17

Efficiency is important in business at all levels. The last thing a business needs to do is introduce complications into their day-to-day operations. Unfortunately, upgrading the technology your business operates on can have this effect. However, if you’re switching to Microsoft online services, Azure Active Directory is here to alleviate that complexity.

Tags:Active DirectoryActive Directory DomainAzure Active DirectoryExchange OnlineMicrosoftTechnology

Microsoft Outlook

Max Out Outlook

Exchange Server Upgrades will Maximize Outlook 2016

by Lane Shelton | 01.11.16

You don’t hear too many complaints about Outlook, but Microsoft has managed to improve upon all the functionality and tools organizations have become accustomed to. Outlook 2016 offers new features for managing your email, calendar, contacts, and tasks so users can communicate more efficiently. To get the full benefits though you’ll have to ensure your Exchange Server is up to date. Read on and you’ll quickly see why it makes sense to ensure you can max out your Outlook. 

Tags:Active DirectoryEmailExchangeMicrosoftMicrosoft AzureOutlookSharePoint

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Active Directory: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

First, Start with an Assessment

by Patrick Renzi | 12.29.15

As your business shifts to the cloud, is Active Directory (AD) still the right directory service for your needs? There are pros and cons for sticking with Active Directory but one thing is certain. Whether you stay with your existing Active Directory infrastructure, utilize SaaS based Identities with Azure Active Directory, or move completely to the public cloud to host your domains, you first need to accurately assess your existing Active Directory deployment to understand its role in your organization and determine what you expect to achieve through migration.

Tags:Active DirectoryAssessmentCloudCloud ComputingMicrosoftMicrosoft AzureSaaS

Upgrade

The Upsides to Upgrading Windows Server

What 2012 Has Over 2003

by Jonathan Clark | 07.14.15

Windows Server 2003 was a breakthrough platform. With its reliable and stable environment it’s no wonder why it’s still popular today. Unfortunately, with end of service imminent, it will no longer be viable for enterprise computing. Security, compliance, and maintenance costs will expand rapidly while new security risks pop up all over the horizon.

Here’s a rundown of some of the incredible differences in performance and capabilities you’ll see when you step into the present with Windows Server 2012.

Tags:Active DirectoryComplianceOptimize StorageSecurityVirtualizationWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2012

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Migration Essentials

Set Goals and Benefits for Your Windows Server 2012 Upgrade

by Ron Richards | 02.25.15

Attempting to move to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 from Windows Server 2003 without clear goals and benefits in mind can be a costly mistake. Lenovo offers the following best practice recommendations to optimize your server migration.

Tags:Active DirectoryAzureHardwareITLenovoMobilityOn-premisesROIServer migrationStreamlined ManagementVirtual desktopVirtualizedVPNWANWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2012