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Oct 8, 2015

The ongoing debate over Office 365 Groups and Yammer

On June 11, Jim Lundy contributed an article titled “Office 365 Groups versus Yammer: Is Microsoft Pulling the Plug on Yammer?” and speculated that Microsoft’s focus on Office 365 Groups at May’s Ignite conference contained the message that Yammer is on the slippery slope to software extinction....More
Oct 7, 2015

Doubtful security report about OWA flaw gains headlines but offers little real value 4

The recent Cybereason report titled “A new persistent attack methodology targeting Microsoft Outlook Web Application (OWA)” probably caused some heart flutters for Exchange administrators who might have imagined that the client had been compromised in some fundamental way. I didn’t have quite that reaction because I don’t think the results described in the report are valid....More

How quickly do you intend to upgrade your company's computers to Windows 10?

Microsoft will make the Enterprise SKUs available on August 1st for companies wishing to deploy Windows 10 to corporate computers. But, just how quickly do company's intend to deploy Windows 10?

A bigger update this fall (possibly October) should bring more robust business features to Windows 10, so many companies will most likely take a wait-and-see attitude. Its early days, but we're wondering how much thought has already gone into Windows 10 planning.

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Do we need to know what's included in Windows 10 updates?


Over the past month, since the release of the Windows 10 upgrade, Microsoft has delivered four cumulative updates. This quick update pace has been to fix bugs and deliver security updates, but also to expose new features that the company isn't talking about. For consumers, this should be no big deal since they can't opt-out of updates anyway. But, for businesses, this could be a big deal and is yet another thing that Microsoft seems to be "taking away" from IT. 

Is having full disclosure of what's included in each update important?


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