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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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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New Traffic Analytics for Azure Generally Available

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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Microsoft Whiteboard Release Coming Soon

Microsoft Whiteboard Release Coming Soon

Microsoft Whiteboard, a Creative Canvas –  Back in December, Microsoft Whiteboard released into preview. The digital equivalent of, well, a whiteboard, the app was designed to scratch the itch of creative planners looking for a free-form brainstorming and design tool. Unlike a physical whiteboard, however, the app’s boards have no borders and never run out [...]

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Top 10 Current and Upcoming Outlook Updates

Top 10 Current and Upcoming Outlook Updates

A truckload of new Outlook updates are steadily rolling toward users on every platform from Android to Windows. Here’s the rundown on the ten most noteworthy of these changes, available in Outlook now or within the next few months, ranked accordingly: 1 – Bcc Warning You’ll be alerted you if you’re responding to a Bcc [...]

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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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Data Retention Policies for Teams Now Available

Data Retention Policies for Teams Now Available

Teams Cleans Data Seams –  In data retention, a delicate balance must be kept. On the one hand is the need to delete older data to proactively mitigate damaging security breaches or litigation. Additionally, it’s important to clear data clutter for users, to help ensure they have only the information they need. On the other hand are pressures to keep data. These can [...]

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What’s New, What’s to Come for Microsoft Government Clouds

What's New, What's to Come for Microsoft Government Clouds

Newly Arrived  –  These are exciting times for Microsoft government customers. With recent and upcoming updates aplenty, more and more modern Microsoft tools and capabilities—especially cloud-based ones—are being adapted for governments, agencies, and contractors. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s come out recently and what’s still on the horizon.  This March, Microsoft announced the general availability of an Office 365, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Enterprise Mobility + Security bundle. Microsoft [...]

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Legitimate Office 365 Emails in Junk Folders

Legitimate Office 365 Emails in Junk Folders: Tech Tales from the Tiki Bar

Straight to Trash –  If you’ve seen a rise in legitimate emails in junk folders recently, you’re not the only one.   The culprit? A new anti-spoofing update for Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). I’ve found a great post from Paul Cunningham at Practical365 discussing this change and its implications, so check it out for the details. Basically, the new intelligence in the program adds more [...]

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