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Streamline your deployment and migration journey with Microsoft FastTrack

The key to success for the business is working smarter instead of working harder. The idea of cloud technologies which can make your work a lot easier is very tempting. That sounds great to the business folks until the IT guys come along and say there’s a whole bunch of work should be done to get there. Moreover, the cost of transition to the cloud is not limited by the licenses you buy but comprise multiple expenses that arise along the way. At this point, it suddenly seems that it is better to keep to traditional on-premises servers, install them yourself and manage them yourself. But it is a misconception as investing into aging infrastructure can actually do more harm in the long run. To break this vicious circle and reduce the cost of cloud transition FastTrack came to life.

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9 myths about going to the cloud

A couple of years ago companies were really thinking about the cloud in a very simplistic sense as moving their VMs (Virtual machines) from their on-premises data centers into the cloud. Now we’re seeing an explosion of services and capabilities in the cloud that companies can take advantage of. It enables all sorts of new capabilities and functionalities in cloud apps, allowing businesses to reach new customers, predict the future with machine learning and advanced analytics, name but a few. But some businesses are still hesitant about moving to the cloud, in the light of the existing myths around migration to Office 365 which are in fact different from real state of affairs like chalk from cheese. Let’s debunk them!

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Be careful with email from "Microsoft"!

Recently, Avanan (cloud security provider) have been seeing a number of phishing attacks using a simple strategy to get their blatant email spoofs past Microsoft’s phishing scans. The tactic, which they are calling ZeroFont, involves inserting hidden words with a font size of zero that are invisible to the recipient.

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