Best Practices for a Smooth Transition
The end of life date of Skype for Business Online is just around the corner. With the deadline approaching fast, the future of Microsoft Teams in business communication and collaboration looks too bright. Though Skype was a pioneer in business video conferencing, Microsoft Teams, the latter has been the most favorite communication tool for businesses across all industries. Microsoft has been constantly upgrading Teams with great features to make it future-ready.
Migration Quick Guide
After the retirement of Skype for Business Online on 31st July 2021, you will not be able to access the platform and it will no longer be supported. Therefore, Microsoft (and Pyramid Consulting) is advising you to start migrating to Teams. Start planning your upgrades now so you have enough time to complete the migration.
Gartner’s Guide for SaaS Management Aligns With Pyramid Consulting’s Managed Platform Solution
Considering growing specific SaaS challenges in managing disparate admin controls and reducing risk from unmanaged tools or technologies, many organizations are adopting SaaS management platforms to automate their tasks as well as to establish a consistent security posture across their portfolio.
8 Things We Love about Microsoft Teams
There's a big date just around the corner, and it's time to start planning for it if you haven't already. On July 31st, Microsoft is officially retiring Skype for Business. By moving to Microsoft Teams, Skype's successor, you can do more than maintain. With 115 million daily users, Teams boasts seamless Office app integration and instant file sharing that will lead to more engaging meetings.
The Swiss Cheese Approach
In one of our recent webinars, we asked our audience to select the top reason for security breaches in 2020. Most of the participants expected Malware attacks to be the number one reason, with old or unmatched security vulnerabilities and human error coming in at a tie for second. The truth is, there is no “top” reason that companies fall victim to data breaches. There’s no Achilles' heel or Death Star exhaust port that we’re all guilty of. We have to be prepared for anything.
M365 in the Age of Remote Work
In 2010 Microsoft launched Office 365 in beta (known as B.P.O.S.). It had evolved from the “Business Productivity Online Suite” with the promise that you could “work from anywhere.”This year Office 365 has been reimagined and rebranded as Microsoft 365. In light of the new Microsoft 365 offer and our remote work reality, we thought it was time to sit down with Pyramid Consulting’s Microsoft 365 Practice Director, Mark Wuerslin. Here’s an excerpt of our conversation.
Microsoft 365: Mailbox Migration
Microsoft 365 is a bundle of services including Office 365, plus other services like Windows 10 Enterprise, making it a productivity and collaboration suite for businesses. With the expanding use of Cloud technology, an increasing frequency of enterprises are transitioning to Microsoft 365 for its Cloud-first based communication, collaboration, and production capacities. Microsoft 365 allows multiple paths to successfully migrate mailboxes and certain best practices among them are noteworthy in achieving a seamless migration
Collaboration and Communication Made Easy With Microsoft Teams
The ability to effectively articulate your opinions is never an easy task. More so, in the case of an entire organization, whose productivity depends upon proper communication. Collaboration and communication are the two pillars on which an efficient workspace depends. Any gap in communication can lead to misunderstandings and prove costly to the organization.