3 Reasons The Recycle Bin Won’t Always Protect You Against Accidental Deletions to Azure Active Directory and Hybrid AD

The Active Directory and Azure AD Recycle Bins exist as tools for protecting you against the accidental deletion of directory objects…but not all of them. If an administrator accidentally deletes an Active Directory user account, for example, it is possible to retrieve the deleted user from the Recycle Bin. Even so, the Recycle Bin has a number of inherent limitations, and there is […]

Racing to Microsoft Office 365? Leverage the Power of Automation

Many organizations are rushing to the cloud and exploring new ways to manage remote employees. Office 365 automation tools have always been important for the purposes of productivity and efficiency, and they can be vital if you’re moving to the cloud faster than you’d originally planned. Here’s how Active Directory and Office 365 automation can […]

8 Truths and Tips: Avoiding Outages in Azure Active Directory and Hybrid AD

Unfortunately, Active Directory data loss (in Azure, on-premises and in hybrid environments) is a harsh reality for many organizations, especially as threat of malicious actors breaching AD is on the rise. These business-critical services must be protected from costly outages and threats, which can stop users from getting to email, important documents and applications. While […]

Hybrid Cloud — The New Normal

As modernization and digital transformation becomes more and more of an organizational goal, there’s no doubt that hybrid cloud adoption is growing in greater numbers. While cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft Azure would prefer for businesses to move their entire infrastructure into the public cloud, that’s not a realistic option for most businesses. Obstacles […]

Are You Still Manually Provisioning New Users in Hybrid Active Directory/Office 365?

Are You Still Manually Provisioning New Users in Hybrid Active Directory/Office 365?   Microsoft estimates that 70% of organizations will run a hybrid environment of AD/Office 365 for at least some period of time.   Many of these hybrid organizations will move to hybrid mode with the thought that they will manually provision new users.  In Hybrid environments, this strategy deserves a second look because on-boarding accounts is […]

Announcing Cayosoft Administrator 5.4.2

Cayosoft is proud to announce the general release of Cayosoft Administrator 5.4.2. This service release includes several new features that were added to improve the usability and performance of the product. To learn more about 5.4.2 read the What’s New here. Top 3 New Features Web Portal SSO Automatic user sign-in was added to the […]

Considering Hybrid? Start Here

Considering Hybrid? Start Here

How to Hybrid In some far-off future, we might all live in the cloud. But keeping one foot on the ground—so to speak—is going to be the most practical and possible solution for most enterprises for some time to come. This hybrid concept is nothing new, but adoption continues to grow enormously everywhere.  In an authoritative article for Petri, Michael Otey lays out some of the major benefits and […]

How to remove your last Exchange Server in a Hybrid Deployment

There are challenges to removing the last Exchange Server when you move to Office 365. In order to keep things working properly the synchronization between Active Directory (AD) and Office 365 becomes critical to keeping things running smoothly. Both Azure AD Connect and the predecessor DirSync, solve the problem and both are free. Both solutions however, make changes to […]