M365 Price Changes To The Non-Profit Sector

Earlier this year, there were the new price increases that were fairly significant changes to the pricing of the commercial M365 licenses and packages. Now it’s the turn of the non-profit sector. What Is Being Impacted? Both the charity and educational sectors have been eligible to get free licenses, depending upon their size. After a certain threshold, ...

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Updates To Microsoft Exchange

On October 1st of this year, Microsoft will turning off all old legacy security protocols for Exchange Online. These are technically known as “Basic Authentication.”  These are some of the oldest authentication and authorization protocols that have been used, and because of the changing dynamics of the Cyber threat landscape, they simply cannot provide the ...

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Syncing Microsoft OneDrive

Today, many Cloud Providers offer their own brand of online storage.  Microsoft is no stranger to this arena and offers a suite of powerful tools that any end user or business can use “out of the box”.  Their brand is called “OneDrive”, and with it, you can get free storage space of up to 1Tb. But ...

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Microsoft 365: Why You Should Disable Legacy Mail Protocols

It is a very well-known that the Cyberattacker will use any means that they can in order to break through your walls of defenses.  One such method is by ascertaining if you are using old network protocols in your IT Infrastructure.  Many of them are now outdated, and because of that the latest software patches, ...

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Microsoft Systems Center Versus Intune

Over the years, and especially when Azure first came out, Microsoft has developed many ways in terms of configuring and managing both your IT/Network Infrastructure, and even your devices as well.  But now the battle had been drawn between two main ones:  System Center Configuration Manager and Intune. We take a closer at both of them, and ...

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Microsoft’s New Pricing – Which Plan Is Best For You?

The M365 suite of Office applications primarily those of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, has been around for quite some time. Consumers, especially those of businesses, have found it to be far most cost effective to use these productivity tools straight from the Cloud rather than buying them separately, at the retail level. There are a ...

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How To Configure A Graphics Based VM In Azure

It seems like on an almost daily basis, there are new developments that keep occurring in Microsoft Azure.  One such facet is making your newly deployed Virtual Machine (VM) into hosting graphics-based packages.  We review the necessary steps in this article. How To Do It Here is how you do it: 1) Select the right VM: You will need ...

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Microsoft & Deep Learning

  As we all know, AI is one of the biggest buzzwords being bandied about today in the world of Cybersecurity.  Essentially, this is the area where the thought and reasoning processes of the human mind are being “mimicked” in the real world for our benefits, especially to help speed up routine tasks, and try to ...

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The Microsoft Metaverse

The world that we live in today is very much different than even two years ago.  There have been many advances in digital technology, a trend that experts thought would take years to happen, but now we are seeing it come to full life in just a matter of a few months.  It is not ...

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What’s New In Microsoft Teams For The Government

Microsoft has made a lot of headway in terms of software application availability to the Federal Government, with things like the Government Community Cloud (GCC), and the creation of two new data centers that are designed to host Virtual Machines (VMs) and Virtual Desktops (VDs) for government employees. More is also being offered in the way ...

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