News and Articles

How Secure is your Office 365 Data?

December 6th, 2016

Security is and always will be one of top concerns for businesses when they are considering cloud services.

The question is often asked, “Is the cloud secure?” For Office 365, and other cloud services, there is not a simple yes or no answer. Cloud services have a “shared responsibility” approach to security.

Outlook Customer Manager

November 14th, 2016


It seems a day doesn't go by without Microsoft announcing an update or a new feature, so why should today be any different!


How to replace a PBX with Skype for Business Unified Communications

November 11th, 2016

Did you know?

Microsoft ships more enterprise voice lines than any other technology company in the world.
If Skype were considered a telephone company it would be the largest one in the world (measured by monthly network minutes).
Most Office 365 plans include Skype for Business
There is a wide selection of peripherals to outfit all types or workers (executive, office, mobile, work from home) and spaces (board rooms, conference rooms, team rooms).
With Skype for Business, you can provide your employees with one single platform that delivers:

Telephone service
Web and telephone conferencing
Video and desktop sharing
Remote desktop control
Secure/encrypted instant messaging

You can deploy a Skype for Business Multimedia Contact Center with no additional software to install.

Do you use SharePoint? Is it a cave or a modern city?

November 10th, 2016

SharePoint is an amazing productivity and collaboration portal platform that, when properly planned, designed and configured, can be a powerful enabler for team sharing, collaboration, communications and overall business productivity.  At the same time, without the proper plan in place, it is not hard to deploy an environment lacking an effective layout and site structure design, with limited search capabilities and compromised security.

Have you seen your Microsoft Office 365 Invoice Lately?

November 10th, 2016

Are you paying more than you should for Office 365?

As a Microsoft Office 365 customer, you may already be familiar with the benefits of this world-class hosted productivity platform but what if you could get the same services for a lot less?

Over the years Microsoft productivity platform has gone through many changes and iterations.

November Client Spotlight – METRO Consulting Group, LLC

November 7th, 2016

Each month in our Newsletter Team Venti will be spotlighting one of our clients. This month's client is Metro Consulting Group, LLC.  We asked Fraser Howe, Director of Engineering and Planning, a few questions to better understand who they are and what they do.

Fourpeat? Team Venti wins Microsoft Award for fourth consecutive year

July 28th, 2016
Fourpeat? Team Venti wins Microsoft Award for fourth consecutive year

For the fourth consecutive year, Team Venti was awarded with the Cloud Partner of the Year recognition by Microsoft at their 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada.

At the conference, which was attended by over 15,000 Microsoft Partners from around the world, our organization was singled out for our commitment and continued year over year business growth of the Microsoft Cloud in the SMB (Small and Medium Business) market.