Azure File Sync Now Generally Available for Hybrid File Storage

Call Now for Fast Cache After almost a year in public preview, Azure File Sync is now generally available. Like all good hybrid solutions, Azure File Sync solves both some problems unique to on-premises and to cloud while emphasizing the strengths of both options. Here’s how it works.  Organizations centralize their file storage in Azure’s [...]

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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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Exchange Web Services Fossilizes, Loses Basic Authentication

Exchange Web Services Fossilizes, Loses Basic Authentication

Exchanged for a Graph –  The word is out. Exchange Web Services (EWS) will receive no more feature updates, though security and “certain non-security” updates will continue going forward. The same applies to EWS’s SDKs for Java and .NET. EWS will remain available and supported in production environments, but the lack of feature updates means [...]

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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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Microsoft Teams Goes Through a Growth Spurt

Microsoft Teams Goes Through a Growth Spurt

Like any 1-year-old, Microsoft Teams is growing at a cracking pace. New features are popping up by the day—so many that most can only be discussed in amalgam. Accordingly, here are our top twelve recent and any-day-now updates for Microsoft Teams. Why twelve? Depending on your setup, any one of these updates could completely change [...]

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Digital Transformation Spending to Pass $1 Trillion

Digital Transformation Spending to Pass $1 Trillion

Transforming IT and Budgets Alike –  As a recent report from market analysis firm IDC reveals, digital transformation (DX) spending is due to surpass $1 trillion this year. And much of this spend is pouring into IT. DX is a large umbrella, covering everything from customer-facing virtualization technology to autonomous vehicle management to artificial intelligence. [...]

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FREE WEBINAR: Automating Group Management in the Office 365 Enterprise

2018-06-06 Webinar Automate Group Membership in the Office 365 Enterprise

As a business grows, it becomes more and more difficult to keep group membership secure and accurate. Adding Office 365’s unified groups into the mix in a hybrid or cloud-only environment only amplifies their essential and error-prone nature. Join Cayosoft founder Bob Bobel for this online event and learn more about the group management challenges [...]

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Microsoft’s Cloud Surges Forward into 2018

The Cloud Boom Continues A full three quarters ahead of its goal, Microsoft’s commercial cloud business hit $20 billion in annualized revenue. For almost a year now, it’s been generating more revenue from subscriptions to Azure and Office 365 than from traditional on-premise licenses, and the proof of that shift is now booming. Year-on-year, Microsoft’s cloud-based revenue has—amazingly—doubled. This boost is reflected [...]

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New Azure Stack Legal Assurances for Users

New Azure Stack Legal Assurances for Users

Innovation Becomes Safer Last year, Microsoft introduced an intellectual property (IP) indemnification program for Azure users, Azure IP Advantage. Azure Stack, the on-premise version of Azure that some hybrid enterprises use over Microsoft’s public cloud infrastructure, now falls under that protection as well. Azure IP Advantage is an assurance that Microsoft clients will be protected from spurious patent lawsuits from non-practicing entities. This allows enterprises to [...]

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