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Microsoft 365 bundles Office 365 and Windows 10
Posted on 7/12/2017 9:01:28 AM by Eric Bordeau

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled Microsoft 365, a new offering that brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility and Security. Microsoft 365 is the beginning of a fundamental shift in how we will design, build and cater to our customers’ needs in the workplace.

Microsoft is offering two platforms, Microsoft Business 365 and Microsoft Enterprise 365. The differences between the two are in the services provided in each bundle. For example, Microsoft 365 Enterprise users will have access to a version of Windows 10 Enterprise, while Microsoft 365 Business will have access to Windows 10 Professional. Both bundles will have access to Office 365 accounts for their employees along with Enterprise Mobility and Security services.

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The Major Security Gaps Businesses Face
Posted on 7/19/2017 1:31:21 PM by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian

In the wake of the recent global ransomware attacks, Goldeneye/Petya and WannaCry, it has become clear that cybersecurity in today’s world is becoming a very complex challenge. IT infrastructure for businesses consists of employee’s desktops, PCs, Macs, servers, data centers, mobile devices and much more. The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) adds even more complication to cybersecurity, with many companies already gathering data from numerous connected devices.

As businesses struggle with growing IT complexities, they are faced with significant technology gaps when it comes to security.

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Can Your Company Benefit from a Virtual CIO?
Posted on 7/27/2017 2:05:50 PM by Steve Martel 

A vCIO, or virtual CIO, serves as an organization's Chief Information Officer who understands how to leverage technology as a business enabler. The vCIO manages the organizations technology and develops a forward looking strategic IT plan by taking a broad view of the client, focusing on business and IT alignment.

Most small and midsize business (SMB) organizations find it difficult to justify having a CIO on staff. Consequently, executive ownership for IT falls with other leaders who most likely do not have the time nor the expertise to develop a Strategic IT Plan, create an IT investment plan/budget and manage the organization’s IT initiatives.

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In this issue:
July 2017
Microsoft 365 bundles Office 365 and Windows 10
The Major Security Gaps Businesses Face
Can Your Company Benefit from a Virtual CIO?
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