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Microsoft Services Agreement and Privacy Statement made clearer

Posted by Cathie Briggette Mon, Aug 08, 2016

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Topics: Microsoft, Office 365

Office 365 vs. Hosted Exchange: Is there a right answer?

Posted by Dillon MacInnis Mon, Jan 04, 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses are certainly not without options in regards to how they manage their documents, store their files, access word processing applications, internally communicate, and send emails. Not only can they choose to take advantage of a managed IT service provider, internal IT department, or subscription service, but there are also a variety of specialized services to choose from within these options. Furthermore, businesses are not required to limit themselves to only one, and they can choose to access a subscription service, coordinate their IT team with IT Consulting services , or use their own IT department to manage their subscription services. As an IT Managed Services Provider the question has recently been raised as to whether small and medium-sized businesses should choose Office 365 or Hosted Exchange.

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Topics: Microsoft, IT Services, Office 365

The New Microsoft Office 2016: Accessibility and Sharing at an Expert Level

Posted by Chelsea Foster Wed, Sep 30, 2015

On September 22nd the new Microsoft Office 2016 suite was released and includes new versions of


While there are a few new, helpful features in each program the main points of functionality are sharing and accessing documents from anywhere, on any device and facilitating in better productivity within the workplace. 

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Topics: Microsoft, Office 365

Tech Fixes: How to Create a SPAM filter in Office 365

Posted by Mauricio Cornejo Wed, Aug 19, 2015

It took me a few minutes to figure it out so I thought I’d share how it’s done.

    • Open a web browser to
    • Log in to your Office 365 with an account that has the necessary administrative credentials.
    • After logging in, click the Admin dropdown in the upper right corner and select Exchange.  (See  Fig. 1 below).
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Topics: Tech Fixes, Office 365

How Secure is Office 365

Posted by Cathie Briggette Mon, Aug 03, 2015

It's your data, you own it, you control it and it is yours to take with you if you decide to leave the service.  But how secure is Office 365?  Read on:

Built in Security

  • Service-level security through definense-in depth
  • Customer controls within the service
  • Security hardening and operational best practices

Office 365 is a security-hardened service, designed following the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle. Microsoft brings together the best practices from two decades of building enterprise software and managing online services to give you an integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution.

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Topics: Microsoft, Data Security, Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 OneDrive vs. OneDrive for Business

Posted by Davide Palumbo Thu, Oct 02, 2014

What was once known as SkyDrive by Microsoft is now called OneDrive. However, the different name is not the only new feature introduced, and thanks to a few tricks and mobile apps, OneDrive is an efficient and updated version of its predecessor. Microsoft's online backup and syncing service is the most flexible and all-encompassing of its class, with syncing and access apps not only for PCs, but also for Macs, Androids, iOS, and Windows Phones. By comparison, Apple's competing iCloud is only available for Apple devices.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Microsoft, Disaster Recovery, Office 365