Microsoft renames Office 365 packages

Beginning April 21, you’ll see a slew of new designations for many Office 365 accounts. Nothing else about the accounts has changed, Microsoft said in a release announcing the new names. The changes reflect a “natural evolution,” combining Windows, Office, and Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) services under one brand. Without further ado, the changes Read more about Microsoft renames Office 365 packages[…]

Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom security

Video chat app Zoom was one of the most popular go-to apps for workers newly confined to their homes in recent weeks. And then it wasn’t. Privacy and security issues that surfaced during that surge have resulted in at least three class-action lawsuits and led some organizations to ban its use altogether. The New York Read more about Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom security[…]

Productivity and social distancing

  Coronavirus. The pandemic is on everyone’s mind. Staying safe and healthy is, of course, the first priority at times like this.   But life goes on. Offices and schools are closing and business travel has all but disappeared. Events are being postponed for months, moved to virtual-only or canceled outright. Most of us have Read more about Productivity and social distancing[…]

What is Exchange?

Exchange is the server behind the Outlook email client. It is often—and mistakenly—referred to as “Outlook server.” In reality, there is no such product. Outlook is just the Microsoft email client, and can be used with a variety of servers. However, Exchange does much more than just email. Properly architected and implemented, those additional services—calendaring, Read more about What is Exchange?[…]

The Hidden Magic Inside the Teams Files Tab

There’s much more than meets the eye inside the Teams Files Tab. More and more companies are using Teams—at last count, the figure topped 200,000—but few of those we’ve worked with understand the full power of the Files Tab. Our experience suggests that some people may not be getting the full value out of what Read more about The Hidden Magic Inside the Teams Files Tab[…]