Archive for August 2018
Managed IT Services In Frederick, MD Vs. DC (Questions/Answers)
You may think choosing Managed IT Services from a major provider like those in DC may be the right call – but think again. Selecting a local Frederick, MD IT company is the better option. It can be easy to assume that services or products sold out of major city centers like Washington, DC are always the right choice. They’re servicing a larger client base, dealing with higher revenue and larger scale solutions, so they must be the best choice, right?Read More
What Security Precautions Should You Take If Using Snapchat?
Snapchat is a form of now commonly used social media more recent than Facebook, Myspace, or Twitter. It’s unique in that it allows users to create pictures or messages that are only available for a short period of time before they become inaccessible to viewers. This is considered a convenient self-cleaning of media in addition to its other features. Just like Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds, users are allowed to create original “Stories” as 24-hour feeds of content presented chronologically through the app.Read More
Microsoft Launches $4 Million Global Competition For Female Founders
Microsoft’s M12 has recently announced the launch of the Female Founders Competition, a startup initiative aimed at rewarding startup companies founded by women. It will not only identify top female talent within the startup industry but also seek to accelerate venture capital funding for companies headed by women entrepreneurs across the globe.Read More
Cloud Migration in the Financial Services Sector (Research/Information)
Financial institutions, such as banks, accountants and wealth management offices are now looking into the viability of moving company and client data stores to the cloud. However, many are clinging to fears about doom-and-gloom Cloud myths. We’re here to set the record straight so your financial services firm can make the Cloud migration confidently.Read More
Early August Azure Outage A Headache For Impacted Users
Outages happen. Technology isn’t infallible, and the right mix of circumstances can compromise even the best-laid plans when we’re dealing with something as complex as a major data center. This is a reality that Microsoft knows and accepts. When things go wrong, there needs to be a backup to your backup.Read More
What Can Azure Stack Do For Your Business?
Azure Stack has commanded plenty of loyal followers since its release, and it’s easy to see why. The platform provides many of the same great benefits users found in Microsoft’s Azure. Chief among them is the impact on multi-cloud environments. Building and deploying applications have become easier than ever before, and users are now able…Read More
August 2018 Microsoft Office 365 (Features/Benefits)
What Are The New Updates On Microsoft Office 365 For August 2018? As Microsoft continually works on improving the Office 365 experience for its users, the new August 2018 updates include some helpful, fun, and entertaining new experiences for Microsoft Office 365 users. Let’s take a closer look at the new updates. Microsoft Whiteboard As…Read More
Amazon vs. Microsoft: Who is Better in the Cloud?
In a recent Forbes article, former VP of Strategic Communications at SAP, former Chief Communications Officer at Oracle, and current founder and president of Evans Strategic Communications LLC, Bob Evans, weighed in on the cloud wars between Amazon and Microsoft. Evans broke down the 10 key elements of Microsoft’s progress and strategy in the words…Read More
Simulated Attacks Reveal How Easily Corporate Networks Fall Prey to Hackers
Cyber attacks have become an issue of growing concern for institutions across a variety of industries. With so much of everyday life conducted online, it’s no wonder a new breed of hackers is intent on stealing information. How can you be sure your business is protected? In 2018, a number of high-profile companies have already…Read More
Amazon AWS Vs Microsoft Azure: Which Cloud-Based Infrastructure Reigns Supreme?
Choosing a cloud infrastructure can be complex, even for seasoned IT professionals with vast knowledge of the benefits. There are plenty of perks associated with cloud-based infrastructure, and as the popularity of these services grows, so does the need to understand the similarities and difference between two of the industry’s heaviest hitters: Amazon Web Services…Read More