Increase security by implementing Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Kevin Brunton

With the increased threats posted by ever changing attacks from viruses to malware to phishing to spoofing, protection has never been more important.

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Topics: Security, Office 365, Cloud Services

5 Ways to Keep Your Remote Employees Engaged, Productive & Happy

Hillary Horning

Every single year, more and more United States workers gain the flexibility to work remotely. Whether that’s in a hotel lobby, airport, home office, or coffee shop, telecommuting has become increasingly popular, and also necessary.

A recent study by Gallup, a business consulting firm that offers a wide array of services, found that over 37% of U.S. workers have worked remotely, a large jump from the 9% found in 1995. The study concludes that there are two major forms of telecommuting: work remotely during normal business hours, and working outside of the office during evenings or weekends.

No matter what hours your remote employees are logging, the ability to work just as productively and as seamlessly as they would normally in the traditional office is ever important. With over 30 million Americans working at least one day from home per week, organizations are seeking strategies to provide support incentives, tools, and successfully manage a mobile workforce.

Here are 5 ways to keep your remote (and traditional) employees engaged, productive, and happy.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Office 365

Pinnacle announces new Customer Immersion Experience

Zack Nimtz

The Future of Productivity has come to Indiana!

Pinnacle, An Advanced Imaging Solutions Company is taking business productivity to the next level - and business leaders are invited to experience the difference. The certified Microsoft partner has recently opened a Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience Center in their Mishawaka office.

The Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) allows businesses to test-drive Microsoft's cloud productivity suite in a hands-on environment. These sessions enable you to explore the full potential of Microsoft's best-in-class technologies, including Office 365, SharePoint Server, Skype for Business, and Dynamics CRM.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Azure, Cloud Services, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Office 365

Three ways the cloud can improve communications

Zack Nimtz

Effective communication is a key aspect of any successful organization. Using the right communication tools can not only improve productivity, it can also impact your bottom line. Cloud-based communication tools provide businesses with an easy and affordable way to improve internal and external communication.

Below we've highlighted three ways businesses can use the cloud to enhance their communications:

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Topics: Cloud Services, Office 365

3 cloud trends that all small businesses should know in 2015

Zack Nimtz

The cloud's steady gains in popularity has led to numerous applications and productivity solutions targeted to improve business operations. According to Data Center Knowledge, by 2020, more than half of small businesses will be looking to move their entire portfolio of IT functions to the cloud.

When considering whether or not to adopt cloud solutions for your business, there are three key trends you should be aware of when making your decision:

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Topics: Cloud Services, Office 365, Security