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Secure your telephony connections

June 22nd, 2017
Secure your telephony connections

by Office 365 Team, on June 20, 2017June 15, 2017

IT security is a top priority at your organization, but now that you’ve moved your telephony to the cloud (or are considering the switch), how do you integrate it into your current network and security policies?

Companies continue to make the transition to cloud telephony solutions, and that’s unlikely to change anytime soon.

Azure Site Recovery now supports managed disks

June 22nd, 2017
Azure Site Recovery now supports managed disks

This post originally appeared on the Azure blog  Poornima NatarajanProgram Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now supports managed disks. This follows the announcement of Azure’s support for managed disks in February.

Managing updates for your Azure VM

June 22nd, 2017
Managing updates for your Azure VM

This post Originally appeared on the Azure blog  Ravi Kiran Principal Program Manager, Operations Management Suite

In this blog post, I will talk about how to use Update Management solution to manage updates for your Azure VMs. Right from within your Azure VM you can quickly assess the status of available updates, initiate the process of installing required updates, and review deployment results to verify that updates were applied successfully to the VM.

This feature is currently in private preview.

The Humble Checkbox

June 15th, 2017
The Humble Checkbox

Today’s post was written by Sarah Bau, a Year 4/5 teacher for Our Lady Grace School in Australia.

The post The humble checkbox appeared first on Office Blogs.

 

I love a good checklist. There’s something very satisfying about making a list and checking off each item as I go.

Collaboration hacks from real-life teams

June 15th, 2017
Collaboration hacks from real-life teams

by Office 365 Team, on June 12, 2017

It’s 9 a.m. on a Monday morning. John is in a cab in New York, stuck in traffic. Tim is at his desk in the Los Angeles office. Angela is working from home in the Midwest plains. In the next two hours, these three subject matter experts must build a sales presentation and deliver it to the London office.

The rise of the IT leader

June 15th, 2017
The rise of the IT leader

by Office 365 Team, on June 14, 2017

 Today’s IT leaders are true agents of change. Beyond just responding to business requests, they are helping steer progressive organizations in bold new directions.

The new infographic, The Rise of the IT Leader, offers five insights that are transforming IT leadership:

IT can shape business strategy.

Alert: WannaCry Ransomware

May 15th, 2017
Alert: WannaCry Ransomware

What is the purpose of this alert?

By now you may have heard about the reported ransomware attack reported in Europe last week and which goes by the name of WannaCrypt, WannaCry, WannaCryptor, or Wcry.

The bottom line is that if your organization is currently running currently supported operating systems like Windows 10 and it is up to date in OS patches and virus definitions you should be OK against this threat.