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Robert Gates

Microsoft Teams – Don’t Just Turn It On, Spend Time Planning

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This blog article was originally posted on April 22, 2019, by Robert J. Gates

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Microsoft Teams is a transformational tool, with that make sure to spend some time thinking about how you should configure various security, compliance, and governance settings across the platform.

For the past several years I have had the opportunity to transform the way I work, communicate, and collaborate within my team and across various groups internally and externally. At first glance, Microsoft Teams may look like a simple chat client but there are many aspects across data, communication, and collaboration capabilities that can produce a fair amount of data.

The data generated within Microsoft Teams can provide a ton of value for an organization but for a legal, security, and compliance aspect it’s important to spend some time making sure you have Microsoft Teams configured to meet your organization’s needs.

To get started I recommend taking a look at the Microsoft Teams Governance Quick Start Guide. It’s a great place to get started in identifying and preparing your Microsoft Teams environment. As you continue your journey in deploying Microsoft Teams you will want to drill down in the various Microsoft Teams Policies focused on the various elements across the platform.

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Aaron Seals

It’s Official – Skype for Business Online Has Announced Its Retirement

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With Microsoft Teams moving in to become the core collaboration & communication client for Office 365, Skype for Business will officially retire on July 31st, 2021.

Finally! Microsoft has officially announced the retirement of Skype for Business Online. After July 31st, 2021 the service will no longer be accessible. If you’ve been putting off the decision to migrate to Microsoft Teams – now is the time to start your planning.  Here’s the update on the retirement plan and the next steps to take. 

Why is Skype for Business Online Retiring Now?

In 2017, Microsoft Teams was written from scratch as an all in one central hub for teamwork. Since then, Microsoft has been working with partners and customers to improve Teams and get it to where it needs to be to take over for Skype. Microsoft now feels Teams is at the point where they can confidently recommend it as their primary communication and collaboration platform.

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Mike Foltz

Using Office 365 to Make Projects Come to Life

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Use these Office 365 tools to quickly and effectively turn ideas into reality by creating and managing your projects from start to finish.

Office 365 can facilitate complete and total collaboration. Projects are completed quickly, easily and correctly when they are organized, properly managed and when the team is all on the same page. Office 365 has tools and applications that can help your team stay on track and work on projects from start to finish – starting with OneDrive to Teams, Planner, SharePoint and lastly, Forms. Don’t use these tools yet? Here’s why you should.

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Kirk Terrell

Interlink’s Security Managed Services Allows Your Team to Focus on What They Do Best

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We are seeing active hacker attacks every single day on our clients. According to the latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, phishing attack emails increased 250% between January and December of 2018 - emails which use malicious links and attachments to infect an organization. Have you been a victim? Would you know if you were? Most of the successful attacks are due to insufficient security tools, monitoring, and lack of training. None of our clients are in the IT or security monitoring business. Their internal team may be experts at IT for their organization, but likely lack the background and training in security management. A managed security services contract can help save your business time and money – and let you focus on what you do best.

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Karly Dwenger

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

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Interlink Cloud Advisors Ranks No. 4154 on the 2019 Inc. 5000

With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 76%

Inc. magazine today revealed that Interlink Cloud Advisors is No. 4154 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

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