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Todd Shafer

10 Steps to Ensure a Successful Azure Migration

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Learn the top reasons why an Azure Migration fails & how to avoid them, along with the steps to help ensure your migration goes smoothly.

Moving an organization’s computing needs to a cloud solution is exciting and often revolutionary for an organization. Azure is usually a game-changer for companies, especially those looking to add layers of security, improve productivity and flexibility. But, just like any other major organizational change, migrating to an Azure platform takes strategy. The business and technological benefits of a successful cloud transfer are huge – agility, cost, assurance, etc., but the damage of a failed move is huge as well - impaired scalability, loss of data, business interruption, etc.

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Kirk Terrell

Microsoft’s BlueKeep Bug - Are You at Risk?

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Microsoft’s BlueKeep Bug Isn’t Getting Patched Quickly Enough

A serious bug is tearing its way through millions of PCs – known as BlueKeep, the bug is being compared to the famous WannaCry attack in 2017. BlueKeep is a hackable vulnerability in Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) that affects Windows 7 and earlier as well as older versions of Windows Server. It’s been a few weeks since Microsoft warned users about this crucial vulnerability in the common Windows protocol, and although the headlines may be fading, the bug is still lingering in at least 900,000 computers – who are getting Microsoft’s patch at a sluggish pace.

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Mark Dreyer

New Microsoft Security and Compliance Licensing Bundle Options

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Get the same Security and Compliance Tools but Avoid Paying the Full Microsoft 365 Enterprise Price!

Does your organization have security and compliance needs, but you aren’t ready to pay for everything in the Microsoft 365 E5 Suite? 

This past February, Microsoft added new advanced security and compliance offering bundles to their price list. These packages are great for businesses who are not yet ready to use or to pay for the highest-end Microsoft365 E5 bundle – which runs at $57 per user. The new Identity & Threat Protection and Information Protection & Compliance offerings are designed to provide customers with a bundle of solid functionality without breaking the bank. These new bundles give customers a smaller set of features at a smaller cost. If your business is not quite ready to make the leap to a larger bundle, these new security and compliance bundles may be the right choice; get the features you need without paying more for other features you won’t use right now.

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Karly Dwenger

Finalist for the Best IT Services Award | Cincinnati Business Courier 2019 Innovation & Tech Awards

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Interlink Cloud Advisors was honored as a finalist for the Best IT Services Award presented by the Cincinnati Business Courier 2019 Innovation & Tech Awards

Every day, Interlink strives to grow, modernize and improve our business and services. We take pride in the services we offer our clients, whether it’s a security engagement, cloud migration, productivity implementation, or managed service outsourcing. Our focus is providing support and guidance through the different complexities of Microsoft’s technologies, funding, and licensing so our clients can get the most out of their technology investments.

On April 4th, 2019, we were honored to be recognized as a finalist for the Best IT Services award at the Cincinnati Business Courier’s ninth annual 2019 Innovation and Technology Awards. This program acknowledges companies in the Greater Cincinnati area that are transforming how we use technology and introduce innovative services and products.

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Aaron Seals

New Ways to Empower & Connect Your Firstline Workers with Microsoft Teams

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Microsoft Teams has introduced three new ways to help organizations grow by improving the way their firstline workers become digitally connected.

Are your firstline workers valued, connected and empowered in your organization? If not, that may be the factor holding your company back from further annual growth. Firstline workers are people who work in service or task-oriented roles across a variety of industries such as retail, hospitality or manufacturing. Empowering these workers with the digital tools and platforms they need to serve customers, share information and improve productivity creates competitive advantage. Studies have shown that organizations that empower their firstline workers receive huge benefits. Firstline workers consist of more than two billion people worldwide but they are often overlooked in the majority of organizations. However, according to this Forbes & Microsoft Insights study, when firstline workers are given full technology capabilities, greater autonomy and higher levels of information sharing, the company is three times more likely to be a high-growth company. More than 80% of companies see higher levels of customer satisfaction and higher levels of job satisfaction among employees when their firstline workers are digitally connected.

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