A New Year, New Tools

The challenges included: an unstable cloud-based email provider, multiple domains to be consolidated into a single o365 tenant, and DNS records hosted by multiple providers. In additional, there was geographic diversity with individual users spread out across the nation, each using different operating systems and email clients. The discovery process also uncovered several “mystery” mailboxes and a review of these allowed the team to eliminate them and save the agency from paying for them on an ongoing basis.

What’s New For Office 365 Users – Praise

​Are you looking to improve company morale and productivity in your office? Would you like to be able to show appreciation to employees or coworkers for their extra efforts? Recognizing staff for their contributions is a great motivator, and the new Praise feature in Delve allows you to do just that. Employees are able to Read more about What’s New For Office 365 Users – Praise[…]

Salesforce is coming to Office 365

Office 365 is constantly growing, changing, being updated, and getting great new features. And next week, we’ll focus on some of the neat new stuff that’s being rolled out this spring. But an announcement made late last week caught our attention because it’s one of the most requested add-ons. Microsoft and Salesforce have inked adeal Read more about Salesforce is coming to Office 365[…]

WSC Presents ‘Achieving End-user Utopia’

​“Achieving End-User Utopia” is the title of a presentation given by Mike Dixon at SharePoint Saturday Boston 2014 on April 12. The presentation addresses the notion that the best way to maximize adoption and use of a SharePoint project – or any new technology initiative, for that matter — is to involve people from every Read more about WSC Presents ‘Achieving End-user Utopia’[…]

Office 365 Adds Encryption to Email

​ Microsoft recently rolled out an updated and improved encrypted email solution for Office 365 users. Encrypted email has long been an issue for those in industries and professions where a large amount of sensitive personal and financial detail needs to be shared. Many existing encryption solutions are complicated and cumbersome, often requiring multiple devices Read more about Office 365 Adds Encryption to Email[…]

The Myth of High Availability as a Back-Up Solution

Restore from backup has always been the last-resort fail-safe.  However, many cloud-based services don’t offer that safety net. If you were to ask your cloud service provider how you can get a backup of your data, they will frequently sidestep the question. Their answer is sort of a magician’s sleight-of-hand trick:  “You don’t need a Read more about The Myth of High Availability as a Back-Up Solution[…]