Azure Synapse Analytics – Data Analytics Evolved

Azure Synapse Analytics – Data Analytics Evolved

January 28, 2020

What is Azure Synapse Analytics?  Azure Synapse is a collection and enhancement of current Azure resources that give the client a single work space to manage the data from ingestion to presentation. To understand this concept and why it is a hot topic for data people you must understand the challenges that currently exist.

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Database Security: How to keep your company’s assets safe

Database Security: How to keep your company’s assets safe

January 23, 2020

Hackers often target databases as they store sensitive information such as credit card details and personal identities. That is why database security should not be taken lightly and organizations need to reinforce their database security and safety to make sure they can recover them when an intentional or accidental incident occurs.

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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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