Migrating From Standalone Exchange Online Protection (EOP) to Office 365

Migrating From Standalone Exchange Online Protection (EOP) to Office 365 Exchange Online Protection (EOP) is Microsoft’s offering in the hosted email security space. While Microsoft Exchange Server is the global standard in on-premise business email, their cloud-based EOP service provides spam, virus and malware protection for end-users. Although the platform has gone through several rebrands and changes since being acquired by Microsoft from FrontBridge Technologies in 2005, it most recently replaced Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) in 2013. Read my blog to learn more. Recently, many mid-market businesses have been looking to migrate from their on-premise Microsoft Exchange environment to Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online for email. These solutions can help reduce their infrastructure footprint and minimize the maintenance overhead from running a redundant email platform in-house by shifting that responsibility to Microsoft. Exchange Online Protection is … [Continue reading]

SWC Helps Tandem HR Be More Productive Using Microsoft Lync

Author Adam Ferguson SWC Technology Partners

SWC Helps Tandem HR Be More Productive Using Microsoft Lync Tandem HR turned to SWC when they needed a telephony solution that would help make their employees more productive on the road and in the office. We deployed Microsoft Lync. Watch our client success video case study to learn more. Tandem HR is a professional employment … [Continue reading]

PSA: Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support for SQL Server 2008 R2

Author Lowry Kozlowski SWC Technology Partners

PSA: Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support for SQL Server 2008 R2 Warning! If you are on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier, you may have entered the Microsoft world of “the end of mainstream support.” What does that mean for organizations using SQL Server 2008 R2? Read my blog to learn more. Unfortunately, mainstream support has … [Continue reading]

Keeping Active Directory Clean Keeps Exchange, Lync and SharePoint Lean and Mean!

Author Stephen Przybysz SWC Technology Partners

Keeping Active Directory Clean Keeps Exchange, Lync and SharePoint Lean and Mean! It’s going to be a hot summer and if you haven’t done your spring cleaning, I would suggest you start with Active Directory. Read my blog to learn how keeping your Active Directory clean keeps your Microsoft Exchange, Lync and SharePoint environments lean and … [Continue reading]

PSA: Mainstream Support for Microsoft System Center 2007 Ends July 8th

Author Jeff Poling SWC Technology Partners

PSA: Mainstream Support for Microsoft System Center 2007 Ends July 8th Mainstream support for many Microsoft System Center 2007 products end on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. What does that mean for organizations using System Center 2007? Read my blog to learn more. On July 8, 2014 Microsoft will end mainstream support for many System Center 2007 … [Continue reading]