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PaaS Considerations for Building New Digital User Experiences

Accelerate Delivery by Turning to Platform as a Service Solutions

by Kevin O'Connor | 03.17.17

Enterprise users continuously demand enhanced digital experiences to increase productivity, and IT is faced with the ongoing challenge of building the infrastructure and services necessary to power those experiences. PaaS (Platform as a Service) is changing the way IT organizations deliver underlying application and micro services to drive these innovative digital experiences. But there is a great deal to consider when evaluating a shift to a PaaS cloud solution.



Increasing SMB Adoption Rates for Office 365

Is Your Organization Dragging Its Heels?

by Rick Sabarese | 12.07.16

Recent research by cloud management software company SkyKick suggests that among U.S. small and medium businesses (SMBs), 83% have yet to use Office 365 in some form. So what’s holding back SMBs from adopting cloud-based services that can help them reduce costs and improve productivity?

Tags:cloud infrastructureConnectionITMLOOffice 365Readiness AssessmentSaaSSMBSoftwareSoftware as a Service SaaSSoftware Practice

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Moving to the Cloud?

The Platform You Might Not Have Considered

by Patrick Renzi | 05.26.16

If you looked out of the window today, you’d probably see a large assortment of clouds. Clouds of all different types, shapes, and sizes. There are cirrus clouds, cumulus clouds, public clouds, and hybrid clouds; but do you see your cloud? Is it light, fast moving, and flexible? Is it dark, erratic, and unpredictable? Chances are you don’t know yet, and there is nothing wrong with this sentiment. You manage IT in a very real business, with very real concerns. But with the proper plan in place, you can ensure that utilizing the hyper scalability, flexibility, and efficiency of Microsoft’s Cloud Platform will be as smooth a transition as it can be.

Tags:AzureAzure Remote AppMicrosoft AzureMicrosoft CloudMicrosoft Office 365Mission-criticalPlatform as a ServicePublic CloudSaaS


Perspectives on the Windows 10 Support Changes

They May Cause Growing Pains, But the Benefits Are Clear

by Lane Shelton | 01.22.16

Last Friday, Microsoft made a major announcement regarding how they will support the Windows Operating System moving forward. In case you didn’t see it, Microsoft will only be supporting Windows 10 as the OS on all 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and later systems. 6th Gen refers primarily to the new Intel Skylake CPU. The change went into effect last Friday, but Microsoft has built in a grace period that will continue Windows 7 and 8.1 support on certain Skylake systems (full list to be forthcoming) until July 2017. At that point, Windows 10 will be the only supported OS on all 6th Gen and later systems.

Tags:ConnectionCurrent BranchCurrent Branch for BusinessITLong-Term Service BranchMicrosoftSaaSSkylakeWindows 10Windows 7


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