G Suite for Business Adds Enterprise Voice, IT Controls

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Google launched a business phone system and also released, in beta, several enhancements to its products for collaboration, messaging and web conferencing in G Suite for business. The introduction of Google Voice for G Suite at this week’s Google Cloud Next conference covers a gap in the vendor’s enterprise portfolio. At launch, the cloud service [...]

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7 Management Tips for Making the Most of Office 365 for Enterprise

When your enterprise adopts Microsoft Office 365, it takes a powerful step towards better productivity, efficiency and collaboration. Yet to properly leverage the robust features of Office 365, you need to first understand all of its capabilities. A migration towards Office 365 begins with a solid understanding of its most important management tips. To help, [...]

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Is your Active Directory security relying on a single check-box?

Don’t trust your Active Directory Security to a single check-box! Trusting the disable check box in Active Directory is risky if additional steps are not taken to ensure the the user account will not be re-enabled with unintended (possibly disastrous) consequences. Often the best practice steps are overlooked or not followed because of the additional [...]

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Microsoft to Support Cloud Meetings with On-Prem Skype for Business

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Microsoft will now let Skype for Business customers use the Teams collaboration service exclusively for online meetings. This move is likely to please enterprises that want to keep their on-premises calling and messaging. Microsoft unveiled a preview of the new setup this week at Enterprise Connect. The product is designed for large businesses that want [...]

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Massive Attacks Bypass MFA on Office 365 and G Suite Accounts via IMAP Protocol

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Multi-factor authentication can prevent accounts from being accessed if passwords are stolen or obtained using brute force tactics; however, Proofpoint has discovered that multi-factor authentication is being bypassed on Office 365 and G Suite accounts using the legacy IMAP protocol. Massive IMAP-based password-spraying attacks successfully breached Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite accounts, circumventing multi-factor [...]

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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 [...]

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Top 5 Office 365 Security Features

Microsoft Office 365 offers a range of productivity and collaboration benefits for information workers. When managed correctly the Office 365 platform also helps reduce IT department expenses and capital expenses (CAPEX) The service does present a number of security challenges, however. With the right security practices, Office 365 user data, as well as corporate data, [...]

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Major Update: Live events in Microsoft 365

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Major Update: Live events in Microsoft 365 Live events in Microsoft 365 is a new capability that has been in preview and will become generally available in the next few weeks. Live events enables users to broadcast video from Microsoft Stream, Teams and Yammer, and can be used for a wide range of scenarios, from [...]

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Come Meet Us at the 5th Annual Innovation Hop!

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Come Meet Us! We’ll be attending the 5th Annual Innovation Hop! The buzz about Columbus’ startup scene continues to grow. More tech-enabled, high-growth companies are being built here than ever before! On April 4, you have an opportunity to meet 50 startups, spinouts, and corporate innovation teams. Plus, the food and local brews/spirits will be [...]

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Microsoft Teams — Features and Benefits for Your Business Collaboration

Designed to improve teamwork and boost collaboration, Teams is now used by over 120,000 worldwide. Teams provides a comprehensive, collaborative solution that boosts productivity and efficiency. With a cloud-based architecture, Teams can be accessed anywhere—and is supported on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Office 365 comes in a free version and commercial version, depending on the [...]

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