Oct 15, 2015 9:29:09 AM

Office 2016 First Impressions: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Office 2016 First Impressions: The Good, Bad and Ugly

While we are lucky enough to work with extremely innovative clients that are eager to embrace the latest technology, we always advise them not to adopt the latest version of software until after the kinks are worked out. For a consumer it’s not a big deal to be test driving new features and experimenting with the latest version. For a business user, if there’s a bit of a learning curve, buggy features or errors that make an application crash, it can be a huge detriment to productivity. That’s why we take a lot of time testing out new applications and operating systems before we encourage our clients to adopt them. You may have read that Microsoft recently unveiled Office 2016. We spent some time with it and have some mixed feedback for our business users. Here’s the good, bad and the ugly surrounding the Office 2016 suite:

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Sep 24, 2015 2:36:30 PM

Microsoft’s Word 2016 will have Businesses Rethinking OneDrive

Microsoft’s Word 2016 will have Businesses Rethinking OneDrive

2015 has been the year of the cloud. With Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, and OneDrive all serving as excellent cloud options for businesses – we’ve been wondering if any would rise to the top. While different businesses choose each cloud storage service for varied reasons based on their unique needs, no single service has really jumped out as the leader. Now all that could change. Yesterday Microsoft revealed their new Office 2016 and some of the features may have businesses jumping ship from their cloud provider to OneDrive.

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Jul 16, 2015 4:30:00 PM

Protecting Yourself from Server 2003 Breaches

Protecting Yourself from Server 2003 Breaches

Now that end of support is finally here for Server 2003, businesses that haven’t taken action are starting to get their plans together. While we already gave some advice for making an assessment of your situation and moving forward, from a security standpoint businesses should be doing what they can to protect themselves now that Windows is no longer patching security gaps. Here are some immediate actions you can take to protect your organization from a breach now that you have an out of support server on the network:

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Jul 15, 2015 10:11:00 AM

Microsoft Server 2003 End of Life is HERE: What you should be doing NOW

Microsoft Server 2003 End of Life is HERE: What you should be doing NOW

We’ve been talking about it for months and July 15th was the day. It came and went and Microsoft Server 2003 end of support is finally here. No more updates against security holes and a whole lot of additional risk for those that continue to use it as their server operating system. If you’re wondering if you can get by without upgrading, the short answer is: no, you can’t. So? Where do you go from here? How do you move off of the software now that you’ve waiting this long? Here are some suggestions for what you can be doing:

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