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  • Latest Free eBooks

     Last week we announced the release of our newest free eBooks on. We've compiled them here in this article. 

  • Convincing Decision Makers to Adopt Cloud Computing

     Convincing superiors to consider new technologies, like cloud computing, can be an awkward and challenging experience. Most organizations are already rooted in their processes, comfortable with how things are going.

  • Windows Server 2003 End of Support is Coming Soon

     July 14th is the day when the lights go out for Windows Server 2003 (and Windows Server 2003 R2). In less than 114 days’ time from now, Server 2003 will no longer attract bug fixes or patches.

  • Licensing Logic: Select Plus Retirement

     You may have noticed we’re talking past tense here. That’s because Microsoft announced in July 2014, at the Worldwide Partner Conference, that Select Plus would be retired. Let’s examine why and what’s replacing it.

  • In demand Cloud Skills for 2015

     Research from the Cloud Industry Forum suggests cloud computing has now achieved mainstream deployment in the UK. The study claims 78 per cent of UK-based organisations are now utilising at least one cloud-based service.

  • Edge Show: WorkFolders for iPad + exclusive first look at iPhone

     On this weeks Edge Show I talk to Fabian from the WorkFolders team about their iPad client and I get an exclusive first look at the iPhone app too! If you aren’t familiar with work folders, it’s a really nice solution to use your existing...

  • Fusing Cloud and the Internet of Things

     As connecting means, computing power, storage and devices miniaturization become pervasive. The Internet of Things (IoT) solutions are rising in value conquering today’s market and engaging both personal sphere and enterprise. The IoT technology positioned itself as the most current trend in the software industry.

  • Keep your Head in the Cloud!

     A detailed analysis of the cloud provider features and costs presented in the form of a business case can help convince decision makers that deployment on cloud will definitely meet the company’s business needs.

  • Setting up a solid identity and access management foundation

     Not everyone has a simple Active Directory structure, not everyone can move all their user objects and every single attribute to Azure AD, without a little nip-and-tuck. This post is going to help you deepen your core skills around Azure AD Sync Services...

  • Using Cloud Services to Remain Competitive

     Knowing how and when to adopt cloud services is now more than a technical decision for businesses. The risk of their vendors and competitors having faster adoption plans increasingly risks making the un-decided become un-competitive.