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SQL Server 2008 End Of Life

By Brandon Lecoq on Nov 26, 2019 9:05:15 AM

Microsoft will no longer release security updates for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 after July 9, 2019. Remaining on legacy infrastructure exposes your business to security threats, makes you non-compliant with regulations, and is more costly to operate.

Topics: SQL Server
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Microsoft 365 vs Office 365

By Brandon Lecoq on Nov 21, 2019 1:15:31 PM

Microsoft 365 is a bundle of Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS). Microsoft 365 is the parent product of Office 365 and was created to bundle all of Microsoft's 'a-la-cart' productivity, mobility, and security tools into one, so that as a customer you only have to think about buying one tool instead of having to educate yourself on the hundreds of different tools and features.

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Azure AD Connect: Step-By-Step Instructions

By Catalin Alaci on Nov 21, 2019 7:26:59 AM

Azure AD Connect is a Microsoft tool designed to meet and accomplish your hybrid identity goals. It lets you connect your on-premise Active Directory to Azure Active Directory, providing the following features:

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Office 365: Business Premium vs E3

By Brandon Lecoq on Nov 20, 2019 2:06:39 PM

Office 365 Business Premium is by far the most common product among SMBs while Office 365 E3 has become the standard for enterprises, which Microsoft describes a 300+ employees. There a 9 additional features with Office 365 E3:

  1. Maximum number of users
  2. Exchange Online Inbox Size
  3. OneDrive for Business Storage Size
  4. Shared Computer Activation
  5. Office 365 Data Loss Prevention
  6. Office 365 Calling Plan + Phone System Compatibility
  7. Unlimited Email Archiving
  8. Office 365 Cloud App Security
  9. Office 365 Message Encryption
Topics: Office 365
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