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The latest technology news and solutions to get your business into the cloud effectively, efficiently, and securely. From articles on servers and virtualization to the latest cloud computing IT advancements. We’ll keep you Connected with our Cloud Computing News.


Out with the Old—All of It!

It IS Broke—Time to Fix IT

by Patrick Renzi | 01.14.16

In today's technology, advice from your grandfather rarely applies. The old, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it," homily? That may have applied to wagon wheels, but not Windows Active Directory (AD). Today, what's not moving forward IS broken, and authentication needs the newest and best tools available to remain secure.

Tags:AzureAzure Active DirectoryCloudCloud ComputingCloud SolutionsCloud StorageVPN

Microsoft Azure Cloud Services

Azure Domain Services and Client Rich Solutions

The Next Step to Your Cloud-Enabled Enterprise

by Patrick Renzi | 01.04.16

In this day and age, cloud services can no longer be considered a niche product. We have officially moved into a realm where the public and hybrid cloud are essential tools for any modern business. Today’s world demands standardization across platforms, fast performance, and scalability of all services. Cloud delivers those capabilities—and it’s hard to imagine going back to a time when that functionality wasn’t there. Whether your main focus is the end users who work within your organization or the clients who drive your bottom line, you simply cannot run a successful business without enabling easy access to your apps and services.

Tags:Azure Active DirectoryCloudHybrid CloudITMicrosoftMicrosoft AzurePC Connection IncPublic CloudWindows 10

Active Directory: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

First, Start with an Assessment

by Patrick Renzi | 12.29.15

As your business shifts to the cloud, is Active Directory (AD) still the right directory service for your needs? There are pros and cons for sticking with Active Directory but one thing is certain. Whether you stay with your existing Active Directory infrastructure, utilize SaaS based Identities with Azure Active Directory, or move completely to the public cloud to host your domains, you first need to accurately assess your existing Active Directory deployment to understand its role in your organization and determine what you expect to achieve through migration.

Tags:Active DirectoryAssessmentCloudCloud ComputingMicrosoftMicrosoft AzureSaaS

Office 365

Make the Most of Your Move to Office 365

Avoid These Gotchas for a Better Migration Experience

by Lane Shelton | 12.23.15

While Microsoft Office 365, the cloud version of Microsoft Office has a long way to go before it catches up to its on-premise sibling—1.2 billion users—it is quickly gathering momentum, having added 6 million new customers in the last 6 months for a grand total of 18.2 million users. Adding a million customers a month is not too shabby. If you're considering making the move to Office 365, here are a few of the obstacles you need to avoid to ensure a successful migration.

Tags:CloudMicrosoftMicrosoft CloudMicrosoft Office 365OfficeOffice 365Office Pro Plus

Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Achieve Maximum Uptime and Availability

by Kevin O'Connor | 10.21.15

Effective backup and disaster recovery are must-have components of a comprehensive IT strategy. Containing both a business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) plan will ensure your organization can retrieve critical files and application data if your data center encounters a prolonged outage­—or worse a disaster.  Creating an effective plan, however, requires you first know and understand all of your options. We can help. Our experts will map out your current or desired practices and propose solution patterns that leverage Cloud technology to reduce costs and improve performance.

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