“Cloud first” still needs good servers

In many levels of government, the mandate has gone out: the cloud is where IT should look first when hosting new applications (or re-hosting existing systems). There are good reasons for the mandate, but that doesn't mean that there's no longer a place for the traditional on-premises server in government IT. What it does mean [...]

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Where to focus your IT budget in 2017

Uncertain times call for wise planning in IT. Global political uncertainty and flat company revenues mean budgets will be stalled for the near future, affecting investment in not just products but people. It sounds dire; however, four clear themes remain relevant in governing IT budget spend for 2017. Hardware and software Research from Spiceworks, a [...]

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What’s hype and what’s real in futuristic workplace tech?

The rise of the cyborgs It used to be we worried that we might not be able to prepare our children to do jobs that hadn’t yet been invented. Now that seems like a nice problem to have compared to the alternatives: no jobs for our children to do because the robots will be taking [...]

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Start 2017 on a secure note

9 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now. Research from Spiceworks, a network of IT professionals, highlighted more than 70% of respondents rated security as their top concern for 2017. Here are nine things that should be keeping you up at night… Aging hardware Sure, software is the greater risk, but many hardware vulnerabilities [...]

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Install the Desktop version of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs with Office 365 !

With built-in security and monthly updates, Microsoft Office 365 gives your organization secure, easy access to Office 2016 apps—in the workplace, at home, or on the go. Each person in your organization can install Office 2016 on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones. Do your best work anywhere... No Internet connection required. With [...]

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Office 365 – Lens comes to Windows 10

The new Universal Windows Office Lens app gives your Windows 10 PC, tablet, phone or even HoloLens scanning superpowers. Whether you need to share your latest ingenious napkin sketch or grab the text from a photo or screenshot in your pictures folder, Office Lens makes it simple to automatically crop and re-use your content in [...]

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Office 365 Help, find and use the content you need, when you need, without leaving Word

Applies To: Word 2016 Outlook 2016 NOTE: The Tap feature is only available if you have an Office 365 Subscription and is now only available to customers who have one of these Office 365 SKUs: Business Premium, Enterprise E3, or Enterprise E5. If you'd like to find and reuse content used by you and your team [...]

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Office 365 has a new admin center

Over the last years, Office 365 has been evolving at a rapid pace, making more features and functionality available to users and admins on an almost daily basis. Over 350 new services and features were introduced last year alone. As we continue to add new capabilities to Office 365, we are focused on providing a [...]

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Should you ditch your desktop?

Desktops have supported your business and workforce for years. But with new developments (wireless docking) and new form factors (Ultrabooks, detachables, tablets), desktops are now just one of a number of viable options for businesses looking to replace their aging fleet and/or upgrade their existing capabilities. So the question is: desktops or mobile devices? Here [...]

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Tiers for application fears

The story of enterprise storage has a couple of significant plotlines. One of them proceeds in a fairly straight line: Cost per megabyte has declined on a regular basis for the last three decades. The other is, in contrast, a long and twisting road. The seat of storage management has moved from server to storage [...]

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