Step-by-Step: How to upgrade a Legacy Hybrid Exchange Server to 2016

27. October 2016 Technical 2
One of the most common frustrations I hear from readers and clients alike is the requirement for keeping a hybrid Exchange server around, even well after all of your mailboxes have been moved to the cloud. Microsoft’s official stance regarding hybrid is this: If you remove the last legacy Exchange server from your domain in a ...

The Promise of Technology is also the Danger

20. October 2016 Philosophy 0
Who would deny the promise of technology? Technology does allow us to achieve feats that would have seemed like fantasy even a few decades ago–nobody denies that. Furthermore, each iteration of new technology makes the one before it instantly obsolete, or at least, they appear lackluster. That which seemed impossible yesterday is possible today, and by tomorrow will ...

Top Mobility-Enabling Security Features in Office 365

13. October 2016 Business, Technical 0
At this point, even the staunchest conservatives among us have to admit that we live in a post-perimeter world. In recent years there have been even more developments and trends chipping away at our traditional conceptions of so-called perimeter-based security. Cloud and mobility means two things: Users can go straight to the Internet from any device ...

How to secure your BYOD Windows 10 Device

03. October 2016 Productivity, Technical 0
I do not want to confuse anyone too much with this post. So let me begin with a clear disclaimer: I am not suggesting that we abolish Active Directory and encourage open BYOD across our small and mid-sized enterprises. Active Directory and Group Policy still provides the best means of securing your Windows environment. If you ...