Modernizing SharePoint Architecture: Go Flat

Modernizing SharePoint Architecture: Go Flat

January 20, 2020

There have been many changes in the SharePoint world over the past few years. Many organizations still wonder how they should structure their SharePoint site to make the most out of Microsoft modern workplace. Microsoft recommends opting for a flat architecture in order to simplify the structure and support sustainability and growth. In this article, we will explain why a flat architecture makes sense and how your organization can benefit from this architecture.

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IT Modernization: Why It's Crucial if Businesses Are to Survive and Thrive

IT Modernization: Why It's Crucial if Businesses Are to Survive and Thrive

January 09, 2020

The life cycle of IT grows shorter every year as new players enter the market and disrupt the industry with cutting-edge digital practices and processes. What does this mean? This means a shift in terms of customer expectation. Customers have been empowered by technology, and now they want more.

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Windows Server 2008 End of Life: Time to Move to Azure

Windows Server 2008 End of Life: Time to Move to Azure

January 07, 2020

As we enter a new decade, we realize how fast technology has been evolving, making the life cycle of information technology shorter every year. Microsoft server technology is no exception to the rule and with the rise of hybrid cloud technology and "as a Service" solutions, the Windows Server 2008 platform is no longer adapted to meet modern organizations' needs.

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Shadow IT: What is it and how to discover and harness it 	 

Shadow IT: What is it and how to discover and harness it  

January 07, 2020

I have had the pleasure of leading IT departments in three different organizations. In the early days (the 1990s, 2000s) IT departments did it all. They built networks, installed the wiring, provided and managed servers, computers, and printers, email systems, and all the software applications. IT managed corporate applications such as HR, Payroll, and accounting systems. Shadow IT wasn't a thing back then other than perhaps the occasional person who had a family member in a computer store who could get them a great deal on a computer for less than the IT department could.

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Busting Six Common Managed IT Services Myths

Busting Six Common Managed IT Services Myths

December 30, 2019

Managed IT Services are not a fable, yet there are a lot of fallacies and stories that can cloud your understanding of these services. This article aims to provide you with all the information you need if you are looking into outsourcing parts of your IT operations.

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Why Businesses Need to Rethink Cyber Security as a Business Priority

Why Businesses Need to Rethink Cyber Security as a Business Priority

December 30, 2019

It happened again. On December 17, 2019, LifeLabs, Canada's largest private laboratory of diagnostic testing for health care announced that it had suffered a cyberattack that involved unauthorized access to their computer systems and which compromised the personal information of about 15 million customers, primarily in the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario. For businesses, this is just another reminder that cyber risk is everywhere and as cyber-attacks become the "new normal", it's high time to rethink their cybersecurity strategy.

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