Pros and Cons of an Exchange Hybrid Environment

Pros and Cons of an Exchange Hybrid Environment

Is your organization considering a hybrid Microsoft Office 365 deployment? There’s a lot to think about. In a hybrid exchange environment, an organization is able to connect its on-premises Microsoft Exchange users and cloud users into a single system. There are both advantages and disadvantages to creating an Exchange hybrid environment. Whether it’s right for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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Feeling lost in the shuffle? Want to feel like your work contributes directly to the growth of your organization? Take charge of your career and apply at Cayosoft today! With the energy of a start-up, the close-knit values of a mom-and-pop, and the security of a long-established firm, Cayosoft is the perfect choice for hard [...]

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 [...]

What’s an On-Premises Data Gateway? – Hybrid Tech Tips

What's an On-Premise Data Gateway? - Hybrid Tech Tips

Right Out of the Gate –  Shane Young at Petri recently brought up the existence of Microsoft’s on-premises data gateway, an oft-forgotten but handy tool for hybrid data management. Today in Hybrid Tips & Tricks, we’ll be discussing this easy-to-set-up, (almost) free Microsoft tool.  The on-premises data gateway is a pipeline from on-premises data stores to cloud stores, apps, or servers. Automatic data transfers [...]

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 [...]

Cayosoft Introduces Cayosoft Administrator v5, the first solution to manage IT’s entire Microsoft cloud journey

March 22nd, 2018 – IT systems management software company Cayosoft announced today the availability of Cayosoft Administrator™ v5, the first solution to support Microsoft customers during their entire cloud journey from on-premises to hybrid to public or private cloud. v5 now delivers a set of Office 365 Management tools for customers that do not need [...]

Azure Migrate Service Makes VM Migrations Easier

Azure Migrate Service Makes VM Migrations Easier

Migration Insight – Making VM Migrations Easier Over time, even the best-organized environment can become a mess of tangled interdependencies, multi-tier applications of difficult-to-determine sizes tied together in ways that probably made sense at the time. In planning to move to the cloud, figuring out how to transplant these idiosyncratic virtual machines (VMs) into the cloud can seem an impossible—and expensive—question.  [...]