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Why it’s Time to Replace Your On-Prem File Server With Cloud-Based Collaboration

Posted by Mark Jennings - January 21, 2019 - Office 365

Most people have become comfortable using cloud-based applications in their daily lives. We back up our photos, stream shows, and use online banking from multiple devices, all with the cloud.

Beyond personal use, many workplaces have started shifting certain business functions to the cloud as well.

Typically, email is one of the first applications that organizations choose to make cloud-based by moving their Exchange servers to the cloud. The next step is usually moving communication-focused office applications such as video conferencing, chat, and CRMs. Everyone can understand the benefit of having easy access to these programs. It is often easy and comfortable to make this change.

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How to Secure Your Office 365 Account to Protect your Business

Posted by Mark Jennings - October 23, 2018 - Office 365

Office 365 is a powerful cloud-based enterprise product that is capable of significantly increasing productivity and operational efficiency in companies. However, like any connected solution, Office 365 is also subject to the dangers that lurk in the dark corners of the internet waiting to take advantage of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

Thankfully, however, Office 365 has been designed from the ground up with business security in mind. Here are five ways you can use the tools and self-service options available in Office 365 to ensure your data stays protected.

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How to Stay Current with Microsoft Office Versions (and Why it Matters)

Posted by Mark Jennings - August 21, 2018 - Office 365

Investments in enterprise software are necessary to improve any company’s operational efficiency. While there are limitless software solutions for companies to choose from, Microsoft Office 365 remains a staple in business cultures, enabling organizations to stay productive while helping them to scale their operations.

However, regardless of the power and flexibility that software solutions like Office 365 provide, keeping these programs updated is critical to maximizing their benefits while delivering a digitally secure working environment. Here is an overview of the Office 365 Suite and why it's essential that you regularly stay up to date with your software's latest versions.

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