Threat Intelligence: Protecting Yourself Against Cyberattacks

Some studies indicate that hackers will invest 209 hours researching and planning their attack.  So while, we are living our day to day lives, a hacker could be spending over a week’s worth of time planning their next attack against you or your company.  I just finished a webcast with my colleague, Anton Sarkisov, where…

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Under the Radar: What's New at Microsoft

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. It seems like everyday Microsoft releases new capabilities and features.  In my customer conversations, a common question is: “How do I keep up with all these new features and capabilities?” Thus, the webcast called “Under the…

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Expand Communications Beyond Meetings: Episode 1

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. I have worked with customers who have asked how to enable collaboration for their teams across geographies and timezones.  In a traditional meeting scenario, all the participants had to go to a conference room to…

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Journey To The Cloud (Part 1)

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. I was recently working with a customer and they wanted to develop a plan to move the services in their data center to the Cloud.  Because of this request and others from customers who are looking…

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Moving your Telephony to the Cloud (Part 2 - Hybrid Voice)

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. In the previous post, I shared how I was working with a customer to provide telephony in the Cloud with Office 365.  These capabilities (Cloud PBX and PSTN Calling) are great if your users are…

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Moving your Telephony to the Cloud with Office 365

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. Recently, I met with a customer who had an aging phone system and they were looking to upgrade their phone system.  They wanted to minimize on-premise PBX hardware needed and move to a cloud powered…

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Planning Your Network for Exchange in Office 365 (Part 2) - Bandwidth, Latency, TCP Connections

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. Continuing on from my prior post:  We are discussing the network impact of moving to Office 365 .  In this session, we will investigate the bandwidth impact.  Before Office 365, my customer’s 15,000 users would connect to…

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Planning Your Network for Exchange in Office 365 (Part 1)

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. I recently was working with a large health insurance provider (15K+ users) and they were looking at moving their email from running on Exchange servers on-premises to Exchange in Office 365.  After moving to Office 365,…

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Enabling Your Conference Rooms for Modern Collaboration

Each day, I am blessed to have the opportunity to help our great customers solve their business challenges to achieve more. Last week, I worked with an great R&D company that was looking to transform their conference rooms to enable collaboration across their many offices.  This is a common scenario and in fact, studies have discovered…

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Running Skype For Business With a Thin Client or on Linux with Citrix

Each day, I have the opportunity to help our Awesome customers solve their business challenges with Microsoft solutions. A couple weeks ago, a large insurance company asked me how to provide Skype For Business to their agents.  They support their agents with a thin client using a Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).  Fortunately, we can meet this…

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