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May 22, 2014
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

BlackShades Malware corrupts half a million computers worldwide; eBay affected by similar cyber attack

CBC News has reported that more than a half million computers in over 100 countries were infected by new malware called BlackShades. What is BlackShades? BlackShades allows hackers to steal […]
May 1, 2014
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

What’s better: Office 365 or Google Apps?

For the past few months, I’ve had clients ask me what the difference is between Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps? Which is better? Which is cheaper? And which is […]
April 29, 2014

Microsoft says be cautious of unverified links, emails following security flaw found in Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer Security Flaw Last week, we wrote about what happens when Heartbleed, the most recent computer bug threatening web security, invades computers and hijacks personal information. Yesterday, news reports […]
April 25, 2014
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Why did it take so long to notice Heartbleed & how can affected users un-do damage?

Why Notice Now? Heartbleed has recently become the most talked about computer bug threatening web security – but it has been around for two years. Why are people just noticing […]
April 21, 2014
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

How long should it take to implement a business solution?

By Sam Esposito, BDM, IT Infrastructure Many businesses believe that it will take days or even months to transition to a new solution, but the fact of the matter is, […]
March 20, 2014
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Microsoft ends Promotion for Office 365 Customers

Ending Promotion Microsoft is ending its Global Pricing Promotion on March 31, 2014. The promo offers customers of Microsoft Office 365 a 40 per cent discount on Microsoft Dynamics CRM […]
March 10, 2014

The Cloud can Boost your Company’s Financial Health

Several months ago, Microsoft released a five-part blog series entitled ‘Five Tips to Boost Your Company’s Financial Health.’ Part four of the series focused on using the power of the […]
February 27, 2014
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Can Microsoft Dynamics Integrate with your current IT systems?

Let’s start by answering ‘yes’ to the above question and then go into the ‘how.’ Well first, it’s safe to say that most businesses use various technologies in their everyday […]
November 16, 2013
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Improving the Lines of Communication with Voice Over IP (VOIP)

There aren’t many arenas on which you can better reveal your currency—or utter lack thereof—than with your phone system. If you’re a business person who fancies him- or herself occupying […]
November 13, 2013
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Why Outsource Your IT?

Why is IT so Important? Information Technology (IT) is one of the most critical components of any successful business. From network connectivity to choosing and managing the best software packages, […]
September 12, 2013
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Cloud Security – How do you measure up?

Cloud Computing There is little doubt at this point that Cloud Computing is the future of data storage. Nearly every software company in the world includes some aspect of the […]
March 28, 2012

What’s The Next Big Communications Innovation?

Microsoft Lync Online: Bring Cloud messaging to your organization for only a few dollars per user! If you’re like most businesses, you’ve already made the investment with E-Mail using Microsoft […]
November 30, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

China and India: A Snapshot of the International Cloud

The Cloud The omniscient cloud increases its coverage a little bit every day. News reports regularly thrum with accounts of how this paradigm-shifting approach to all things computing adds to […]
November 20, 2011

Speaking Cloud and Clear

A New Language Sometimes, a revolution takes hold of a situation with such commanding force and resolve that its witnesses are barely able to catch their breath in the maelstrom—let […]
November 18, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Cloud Cuts Carbon

Why Cloud Computing? We’ve said it before and we will again. Cloud computing is a saviour of sorts—and for more than just your bottom line and overtaxed systems. No, cloud […]
November 4, 2011

How the Cloud Will Save the Economy

No More Bad News Enough with the bad news already. Enough with the plummeting TSX and the tumbling dollar and the soaring despair. What happened to the good stuff, anyway? […]
October 26, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

The Silver Lining Around Apple’s iCloud

The Technology Utopia Apples recent public release of IOS5 and iCloud has been widely anticipated for quite some time. Yes…I know; “it’s not iPhone5″ you might say, but it is […]
October 14, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Go Cloud, Save the World Part 2

Help Save the World According to clean tech market research and consulting firm Pike Research, the delirious reassignment of corporations’ computing operations from in-house equipment to the cloud could well […]
October 7, 2011

There’s Safety in the Cloud After All

Consider This It’s not unheard of, the idea of people embracing the very thing that once sent them into spirited flight. Consider the broccoli example. Consider, too, the very prickly […]
October 4, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Leverage Resources to Help See Clearly Through The Cloud

Life Cycle of Technology It’s been said that there are only two things we as individuals can be certain of in life; death and taxes. From a business perspective, it’s […]
September 20, 2011

Remote Desktop Services – The Secret Weapon for Small to Mid-Size Business

What’s New Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Services (RDS) have come to the forefront with RemoteApp, an RDP-based approach to serving published applications and desktops to the enterprise included in Windows 2008 […]
September 12, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Cloud Standards 101

An Evolution All revolutions start somewhere and their evolution can follow a pretty typical course. Attention must be paid to all the loose ends exploded by the emerging phenomenon, as […]
August 31, 2011

But Who Owns my Stuff? The Dropbox Example

The storm began not in a teacup, but in a Dropbox, and it was a doozy. What is Dropbox? The Web-based file-hosting service that allows users to share files and […]
August 25, 2011

The Economics of the Cloud – Leaving the Horse Whip Behind

The Cloud Although it’s still early days, from a long-range historical point of view, the cloud has actually hovered above our various computer-powered preoccupations for a good few years now. […]
July 15, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

Come Together: The Enduring Value of UC

Ever-Evolving Technical Landscape No sooner have you draped yourself with the very latest in technological bling then the calendar pages catch the breeze and you’re out of step once more. […]
May 26, 2011

Calming (Mis)Conceptions about the Cloud

How extraordinary it is to be present at a revolution. How enlightening it is to bear such close witness to the paradigm-shifting arrival and evolution of such a thing as […]
May 18, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

ERP: Time 2 Recover from Y2K

Time for an Overhaul Remember Y2K, the much-anticipated and wildly-feared turn of the millennium that sent us all filling our bathtubs and plundering the grocery stores for canned goods? If […]
April 22, 2011

Vulnerability Management, Exposed

While the weather outside might regularly indicate otherwise, spring is upon us. And with its predictable arrival comes the reflexive impulse for seasonal cleaning. This explains the preponderance of conversations […]
April 19, 2011
360 Visibility Blog, azure, cloud, Office 365, Dynamics, Microsoft

What Japan’s Calamity Has to Teach on Disaster Recovery

If it seems callous to be considering the fortunes of corporate entities in the wake of a humanitarian catastrophe like the one that befell Japan last month, that’s not the […]
April 8, 2011

Phoning It In: The Far-Reaching Emergence of Near Field Communications

What is NFC? There was a time when a phone was just a phone. What a quaint idea in a day when this ubiquitous device emerges increasingly as the Swiss […]
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