Microsoft Q4 Growth, Earnings in Cloud Surpass Expectations

Microsoft Q4 Growth Earnings In Cloud Surpass Expectations

Growing Gains Microsoft recently released their Q4 earnings report, and the results are impressive. Analysts were projecting $29.21 billion in overall revenue but actual results were $30.09 billion, a 17% increase year-over-year. Per share, that shakes out to $1.13, a nickel more than the expected $1.08/share. Most legacy, non-cloud based services increased in growth moderately [...]

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Free Whitepaper: Top 5 Methods to Reduce Office 365 License Costs

Top 5 Methods to Reduce Office 365 License Costs

Office 365 licenses are incredibly diverse in both function and price. With a smart license strategy and a few tips, your organization can optimize license usage and minimize costs while simplifying day-to-day license administration.   This whitepaper will illustrate 5 key areas where you can build this critical strategy. You’ll explore how to squeeze the most out [...]

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Free Brief: Complete Hybrid Office 365 Management for Federal, State, and Local Governments

Brief - Complete Hybrid Office 365 Management for Federal, State, and Local Gov

Moving to the cloud is a big step for a government of any size. Don’t be surprised by the challenges ahead—let Cayosoft’s experience in hybrid government work for you. Discover the challenges faced by governments moving to the cloud. Learn about Cayosoft’s security, efficiency, and compliance benefits. See how other federal, state, and local governments used [...]

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Customer Success Coordinator Reports to: COO or CRO/VP of Sales Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt Last updated: February 2019 About the Company Cayosoft Inc., a fast-growing global independent software vendor, delivers exciting and innovative products that help organizations manage their Microsoft infrastructures throughout their journey from on-premises, to hybrid, to public and private cloud.   Applying deep expertise in IT operations and a focus [...]

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New Traffic Analytics for Azure Generally Available

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New Traffic Analytics for Azure Generally Available

Trafficking in Insight –  Microsoft’s Traffic Analytics for Azure recently became generally available, and it’s shaping up to be a valuable addition to IT’s network monitoring capabilities. The solution uses Network Watcher network security group (NSG) flow logs to create a comprehensive view of an organization’s traffic flows within Azure and to the broader internet. This [...]

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Play Well with Others with Azure AD B2B Collaboration

Play Well with Others with Azure AD B2B Collaboration

The Sign Reads “No Jerks (or Competitors) Allowed” – Over at Petri, Tony Redmond has been keeping an eye on Azure Active Directory’s business-to-business (B2B) collaboration feature. If you haven’t run across it before, Azure AD B2B collaboration allows guests from other (potentially not-running-Azure) organizations to work safely with your users and their files. Think of [...]

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Don’t Get Hosed by Password Spray Attacks

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Don't Get Hosed by Password Spray Attacks

What’s a Password Spray Attack? A password spray doesn’t look like a traditional attempt to brute force an individual’s password. Instead, attackers go wide, attempting a login for as many users as possible using an (unfortunately) very common password like “P@$$w0rd” or “123456.”   It neatly circumvents most detection techniques—after all, from the point of view of the [...]

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What’s Happening and What’s Important in 2018’s Cloud

What's Happening and What's Important in 2018's Cloud

Azure, AWS Fight Continues Data from 2017’s Q4 showed Microsoft’s Azure beginning to catch up to Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) in the still-booming cloud market.  Cloud infrastructure management company RightScale’s “2018 State of the Cloud Report,” has recently delivered additional, intriguing data on the implications of this trend in 2018’s cloud. RightScale surveyed nearly a thousand technical professionals in IT, in both large [...]

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Azure Standard Support Gets Cheaper, Faster

Azure Standard Support Gets Cheaper, Faster

Competitive Support Here’s some news that may have slipped under your radar: Azure Standard support, Microsoft’s middle-of-the-road support offering, is now only $100/month. Considering that the former price point was $300, it’s quite a shift in value.   There’s a similar drop for government customers, with a drop from $375 to $125 a month, though German Azure customers [...]

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New Tool Brings Easier Conditional Access Management

New Tool brings Easier Conditional Access Management

“What If”…Conditional Access was Simpler? Azure AD’s Conditional Access Policies (CAPs) are traditionally set up and monitored on a group basis. Usually, knowing what’s happening on the scale of a single user requires them to actually tell you about it. As a result, it’s a clunky process. A new tool from Microsoft, however, just might change that [...]

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